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At Home in Her Tomb
At Home in Her Tomb
Written by Christine Liu-Perkins, Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893701
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At Home in Her Tomb
Lady Dai and the Ancient Chinese Treasures of Mawangdui
Written by Christine Liu-Perkins
Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $19.95

This middle-grade chapter book unearths the mysteries of the Mawangdui (mah-wahng-dway) tombs, one of China’s top archaeological finds of the last century. Miniature servants, mysterious silk paintings, scrolls of long-lost secrets, and the best preserved mummy in the world (the body of Lady Dai) are just some of the artifacts that... Read more >
Hong Kong and Macau: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Hong Kong and Macau: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape
Written by Kristyna Litten, Illustrated by Kristyna Litten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664169
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Hong Kong and Macau: A 3D Keepsake Cityscape

Written by Kristyna Litten
Illustrated by Kristyna Litten


Format: Hardcover, 30 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $8.99

Discover highlights of Hong Kong and neighboring Macau in this foldout keepsake tucked in a stylish slipcase.

Be an armchair traveler to China’s bustling cities — or keep a souvenir of your visit there — with a memento featuring a dozen sites around Hong Kong and Macau. Visit the Tian Tan Buddha... Read more >
Beyond the Moongate
Beyond the Moongate
Written by Elizabeth Quan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770493834
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Beyond the Moongate
True Stories of 1920s China
Written by Elizabeth Quan


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

MOONGATES DOTTED THE LANDSCAPE OF OLD CHINA. Ancient Chinese architects had sculpted stone piled on sculpted stone to form round doorways, with the spiritual symbolism of the full moon. To step through one of these doorways was to step into a world of peace and happiness...

And so it was in the... Read more >
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Beyond the Moongate
Beyond the Moongate
Written by Elizabeth Quan
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ISBN: 9781770493827
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Beyond the Moongate

Written by Elizabeth Quan


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $10.99

MOONGATES DOTTED THE LANDSCAPE OF OLD CHINA. Ancient Chinese architects had sculpted stone piled on sculpted stone to form round doorways, with the spiritual symbolism of the full moon. To step through one of these doorways was to step into a world of peace and happiness...

And so it was in the... Read more >
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The Story of Silk
The Story of Silk
Written by Richard Sobol, Illustrated by Richard Sobol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641658
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The Story of Silk
From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves
Written by Richard Sobol
Illustrated by Richard Sobol


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $17.99

What does worm spit have to do with the world’s most luxurious fabric? Travel to Thailand for a close-up look at wrigglers, weavers, and wearers of silk.

Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth... Read more >
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375871580
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $7.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was 11 years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But... Read more >
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One Thousand Paper Cranes
One Thousand Paper Cranes
Written by Takayuki Ishii
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307806345
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One Thousand Paper Cranes
The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue
Written by Takayuki Ishii


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $5.99

The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima.

Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb disease. Sadako's... Read more >
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
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ISBN: 9780375984341
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869600
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A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

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The Mysteries of Angkor Wat
The Mysteries of Angkor Wat
Written by Richard Sobol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641665
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The Mysteries of Angkor Wat

Written by Richard Sobol


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $17.99

What mysteries hide inside this ancient Cambodian temple? When local children lead the author through the ruins, he discovers a little-known secret.

In 1100 CE, the mighty Khmer people of Cambodia built the world's largest religious monument: the sprawling stone temple of Angkor Wat. Now, thousands visit the crumbling ruins each year... Read more >
China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
Written by Adeline Yen Mah
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737494
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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

Written by Adeline Yen Mah


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.99

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors, and learn about the significance of its ancient dynasties. Countless tools and materials that people have used every... Read more >
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The Life of Rice
The Life of Rice
Written by Richard Sobol, Photographed by Richard Sobol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632526
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The Life of Rice
From Seedling to Supper
Written by Richard Sobol
Photographed by Richard Sobol


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $17.99

Follow a photographer to Thailand as he documents the life of rice—from planting ceremony to eating—in a compelling narrative with vivid color images.

Rice is one of the most abundant and widely grown crops in the world today. In Thailand, rice is grown everywhere—and it is almost always a part of every... Read more >
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Written by Trish Marx and Ellen B. Senisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892209
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Kindergarten Day USA and China

Written by Trish Marx and Ellen B. Senisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

Experience a day in kindergarten in the USA and China.

Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. First visit a class from Schenectady, New York, and then meet a class from Beijing, China, as children learn and play with their teachers and classmates. Clocks throughout the... Read more >
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Kindergarten Day USA and China
Kindergarten Day USA and China
Written by Trish Marx
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ISBN: 9781580892193
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Kindergarten Day USA and China

Written by Trish Marx


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Experience a day in kindergarten in the USA and China.

Readers spend a school day with two kindergarten classes in this flip-me-over book. First visit a class from Schenectady, New York, and then meet a class from Beijing, China, as children learn and play with their teachers and classmates. Clocks throughout the... Read more >
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Alive in the Killing Fields
Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide
Written by Nawuth Keat and Martha Kendall


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $15.95

Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.

In... Read more >
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Alive in the Killing Fields
Alive in the Killing Fields
Written by Nawuth Keat and Martha Kendall
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305160
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Alive in the Killing Fields
Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide
Written by Nawuth Keat and Martha Kendall


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $23.90

Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.

In... Read more >
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Alive in the Killing Fields
Alive in the Killing Fields
Written by Nawuth Keat and Martha Kendall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305153
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Alive in the Killing Fields
Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide
Written by Nawuth Keat and Martha Kendall


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $15.95

Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened to his people and his country will spare future generations from similar tragedy.

In... Read more >
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National Geographic Countries of the World: China
National Geographic Countries of the World: China
Written by Jen Green
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305696
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National Geographic Countries of the World: China

Written by Jen Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $12.95

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National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan
National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan
Written by Charles Phillips
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426305719
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Japan

Written by Charles Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $12.95

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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
Written by Adeline Yen Mah
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375890994
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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

Written by Adeline Yen Mah


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $7.99

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors, and learn about the significance of its ancient dynasties. Countless tools and materials that people have used every... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
Written by Adeline Yen Mah
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385737487
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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

Written by Adeline Yen Mah


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $17.99

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors, and learn about the significance of its ancient dynasties. Countless tools and materials that people have used every... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
National Geographic Countries of the World: Laos
National Geographic Countries of the World: Laos
Written by A. Kamala Dalal
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303883
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Laos

Written by A. Kamala Dalal


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $27.90

Welcome to Laos, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Discover this landlocked country with its thickly forested landscape and rugged mountains. Learn of France and America’s part in the long civil war which ended in 1975. Trace Laos’ natural borders, the Mekong River to the west and the Annamite mountains to the... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Afghanistan
National Geographic Countries of the World: Afghanistan
Written by Susan Whitfield
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302565
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Afghanistan

Written by Susan Whitfield


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $27.90

Visit a landlocked land of rugged mountains and rich natural resources. Meet the many peoples within Afghanistan’s tribal societal structure. Learn of Afghanistan’s long history of invasion, resistance, and civil war. Discover why Persian and Pashto prevail in this multilingual land. Find out why this troubled land has been called the... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: Vietnam
National Geographic Countries of the World: Vietnam
Written by Jen Green
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302022
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National Geographic Countries of the World: Vietnam

Written by Jen Green


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $27.90

Discover Vietnam, the easternmost nation on the Indochina Peninsula. Take note of Vietnam’s economy, which in 2006 boasted the fastest growth rate in Southeast Asia. Learn about the legacy of the Vietnam War; and why America deployed large numbers of troops in South Vietnam between 1954 and 1973. Feel the heat... Read more >
National Geographic Countries of the World: India
National Geographic Countries of the World: India
Written by A. Kamala Dalal
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301278
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National Geographic Countries of the World: India

Written by A. Kamala Dalal


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $27.90

Discover India's rich tapestry of cultures and religions. See why India is now a world leader in technology. Visit the Ganges—spiritual artery of the nation. Learn about the animals that are sacred in India. Visit the Taj Mahal and discover its romantic origins.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core... Read more >
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