When a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters, the other six come to her rescue, in a delightfully illustrated update of a classic Chinese folktale.
After her father’s death, Lu Si-Yan’s uncle sells her to a rich family who expect her to work as their servant until she is old enough to marry their son, but when she runs away things only get worse.
Chinese-language only humorous graphic novel of cartoons about the moon.
A five-year-old Thai girl, Malili waits in vain for her mother–who has gone to America to make a new life–to send for her and finds solace in her passion for drawing and love for her grandmother.
An informative look at the little-known Xinjiang Province of China, closed to foreigners in 1949 and only reopened in 1984, detailing its history, its use as a testing ground for nuclear weapons, its natural resources, and its people.
Complete with maps and photographs, a guide provides a comprehensive review of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a review of the area’s history, its people, significant past and present events, and definitions of commonly used terms.
A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden.
As part of the series Cultures of the World, this title covers the geography, history, government, economy, environment, peoples, arts, cultures and languages of the country of Tajikistan.
Visit a rug factory in India to see how children weave beautiful rugs.
A young Japanese boy, worried that his grandfather is lonely, accompanies him to the public bath.