Tag Archives: Asia

Coco-Chan’s Kimono

Author: Kumiko Sudo Publisher: Breckling Press Product Description Inspired by the author’s childhood memories of the Japanese countryside, this entrancing picture book, illustrated with beautiful watercolor drawings, tells the story of Coco-Chan, who must wait patiently for her mother to finish sewing her new kimono. As Mama stitches away, Coco-Chan’s attention skips to a dragonfly […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

Kingdom of the Golden Dragon (P.S.)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Isabel Allende Publisher: Harper Perennial Product Description Reunited once more, young Alexander Cold and his best friend, Nadia, embark upon a new adventure, following Alex’s frighteningly fearless journalist grandmother Kate to a forbidden kingdom hidden away in the frosty peaks of the Himalayas. They seek the fabled Golden Dragon—a sacred statue […]

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

Author: Publisher: Greenwillow Product Description Meet Lin and her pet dragon! When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery. By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph […]

Encyclopedia of World History

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Jane Bingham Publisher: Usborne Books

Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times Audiobook CD: From the Earliest Nomads to the Late Roman Empire, Revised Edition (7 CDs)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Susan Wise Bauer Publisher: Peace Hill Press Product Description The Story of the World CD audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is “liquid gold” (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly). These spirited readings of the first volume […]

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Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia Mccormick Publisher: Hyperion

Day Of The Dragon-King (Magic Tree House 14, paper)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Jack and Annie set off to find an original copy of an ancient Chinese myth. Armed only with their magic library cards, they must take on a book-burning emperor. But with the help of a scholar and a silk […]

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Publisher: Kingfisher Book Description This authoritative reference book brings world history to life, from early humans to the current war on terror. Along the way, it reveals riveting facts on the founding of the great Roman Empire, the revolution that changed France forever, the war between the North and South that […]

First Book of Sushi (World Snacks)

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Amy Wilson Sanger Publisher: Tricycle Press Amazon.com For families that place good food high on their list of priorities, educating their wee ones about the joys of sushi may be far more important than teaching about bunnies and balls and flowers. But even those who don’t know futomaki from hatahata will […]

I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust

Rating: (159 reviews) Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson Publisher: Simon Pulse

Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Nina Simonds, Leslie Swartz, Boston The Children’s Museum Publisher: Gulliver Books Book Description Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes. They can feast on golden New Year’s […]

The Sign of the Beaver

Rating: (187 reviews) Author: Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Yearling Product Description . Young Matt is alone in the Maine wilderness awaiting his father’s return to their cabin when he is attacked by a swarm of bees. To his surprise, he is saved by an Indian chief and his grandson, Attean. The boys come to know […]