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Rickshaw Girl

Written by Mitali Perkins


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2011
Price: $5.99

Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort... Read more >
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Daughter of Xanadu
Daughter of Xanadu
Written by Dori Jones Yang
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897276
Our Price: $9.99
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Daughter of Xanadu

Written by Dori Jones Yang


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

Athletic and strong willed, Princess Emmajin's determined to do what no woman has done before: become a warrior in the army of her grandfather, the Great Khan Khubilai. In the Mongol world the only way to achieve respect is to show bravery and win glory on the battlefield. The last thing... Read more >
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Daughter of Xanadu
Daughter of Xanadu
Written by Dori Jones Yang
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385907781
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Daughter of Xanadu

Written by Dori Jones Yang


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 352 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $20.99

Athletic and strong willed, Princess Emmajin's determined to do what no woman has done before: become a warrior in the army of her grandfather, the Great Khan Khubilai. In the Mongol world the only way to achieve respect is to show bravery and win glory on the battlefield. The last thing... Read more >
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Along the River
Along the River
Written by Adeline Yen Mah
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896699
Our Price: $7.99
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Along the River
A Chinese Cinderella Novel
Written by Adeline Yen Mah


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $7.99

Bestselling Chinese American author Adeline Yen Mah weaves her authentic accounts of life in China into an absorbing novel about a Chinese girl and her vision of a previous life.
 
After a fall, CC is whisked away to a hospital. As she drifts in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by... Read more >
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The Buddha's Diamonds
The Buddha's Diamonds
Written by Carolyn Marsden and Thay Phap Niem
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763648282
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The Buddha's Diamonds

Written by Carolyn Marsden and Thay Phap Niem


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $5.99

After a storm engulfs his village, a Vietnamese boy has glimmers of a new calling in this spare middle-grade novel written with authenticity and grace.

Every day, Tinh heads out to sea with his father to catch fish for their family and the market. While he may miss his simple life, flying kites with... Read more >
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Written by Grace Lin, Read by Janet Song
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307746047
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Written by Grace Lin
Read by Janet Song


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $28.00

Newbery Honor Winner


In the Valley of Fruitless Mountain, a young girl named Minli spends her days working hard in the fields and her nights listening to her father spin fantastic tales about the Jade Dragon and the Old Man of the Moon. Minli’s mother, tired of their poor life, chides him... Read more >
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Cloud Tea Monkeys
Cloud Tea Monkeys
Written by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644536
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Cloud Tea Monkeys

Written by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham
Illustrated by Juan Wijngaard


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

Carnegie Medalist Mal Peet and his wife, Elspeth Graham, team up for a captivating, lushly illustrated tale evoking a Chinese legend.

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Tashi lives in a tiny village at the foot of the mountains, below the tea plantations where her mother works. When her mother falls ill, Tashi goes... Read more >
The Perfect Sword
The Perfect Sword
Written by Scott Goto, Illustrated by Scott Goto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916984
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The Perfect Sword

Written by Scott Goto
Illustrated by Scott Goto


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $8.95

"Sensei Masa was a master swordsmith known throughout all of Japan."

Young Michio is apprenticed to the master swordsmith. He watches and learns not only the skills to make a fine sword, but also lessons in humility, hard work, and compassion, elements of Bushido, the samurai code of honor. When he and... Read more >
Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India
Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India
Written by Laura Marsh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304187
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Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India

Written by Laura Marsh


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $3.99

Toot’s adventures in India really take off when he climbs aboard an elephant called Rohini for a tour around town. The two become fast friends after Toot shares his apple and water with Rohini. Later, to thank Toot for his kindness, she takes him to see the secret, sacred elephant pool... Read more >
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Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India
Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India
Written by Laura Marsh
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304194
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Toot and Puddle: Toot's Tour of India

Written by Laura Marsh


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 24 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $11.90

Toot’s adventures in India really take off when he climbs aboard an elephant called Rohini for a tour around town. The two become fast friends after Toot shares his apple and water with Rohini. Later, to thank Toot for his kindness, she takes him to see the secret, sacred elephant pool... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Panda Kisses
Panda Kisses
Written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Illustrated by Kay Widdowson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375845628
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Panda Kisses

Written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Illustrated by Kay Widdowson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $3.99

A soft kiss. A sweet kiss. A sticky bamboo treat kiss. There are so many different kinds of kisses, and little panda wants to try them all until he finds the one that is just right for him!

This sweet Step 1 features a rhyming text with a bouncy rhythm and adorable... Read more >
Operation Typhoon Shore
Operation Typhoon Shore
Written by Joshua Mowll, Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638085
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Operation Typhoon Shore
The Guild of Specialists Book 2
Written by Joshua Mowll
Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.99

After being lashed by a typhoon on their uncle's ship, THE EXPEDIENT, intrepid siblings Becca and Doug MacKenzie want nothing more than to escape from the volcanic island on which they're stranded and resume the search for their parents. But their uncle, Captain MacKenzie, seems more concerned with the missing gyrolabe... Read more >
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The Buddha's Diamonds
The Buddha's Diamonds
Written by Carolyn Marsden and Thay Phap Niem
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633806
Our Price: $14.99
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The Buddha's Diamonds

Written by Carolyn Marsden and Thay Phap Niem


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $14.99

After a storm engulfs his village, a Vietnamese boy has glimmers of a new calling in this spare middle-grade novel written with authenticity and grace.

Every day, Tinh heads out to sea with his father to catch fish for their family and the market. While he sometimes misses flying kites with other children on... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Rickshaw Girl
Rickshaw Girl
Written by Mitali Perkins, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893091
Our Price: $6.95
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Rickshaw Girl

Written by Mitali Perkins
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $6.95

Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
Written by Shyam Selvadurai
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887768347
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Swimming in the Monsoon Sea

Written by Shyam Selvadurai


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $12.95

Nominated for the Governor General's Literary Awards 2005, (Children's Literature, Text)


The setting is Sri Lanka, 1980, and it is the season of monsoons. Fourteen-year-old Amrith is caught up in the life of the cheerful, well-to-do household in which he is being raised by his vibrant Auntie Bundle and kindly Uncle Lucky... Read more >
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Rickshaw Girl
Rickshaw Girl
Written by Mitali Perkins, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893084
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Rickshaw Girl

Written by Mitali Perkins
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort... Read more >
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