• Hunters and Gatherers: What Can We Learn from Them Quick View
  • I Am Hua Mulan Quick View
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    • I Am Hua Mulan

    • Original text by Qin Wenjun Illustrations by Yu Rong Translated by Helen Wang A bilingual (Chinese-English) children´s book retelling a story of famous Chinese heroine Hua Mulan. The main character of the book is a small girl who loves stories about Hua Mulan. She enjoys reading about her adventures and she even dreams about her. She wants to be exactly…
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  • Myna Bird as Free as a Cloud Quick View
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    • Myna Bird as Free as a Cloud

    • Illustrations by Yu Rong Translated by Helen Wang A story about love and freedom narrated from the point of view of a lost myna bird which comes to human society. Beautifully illustrated book using Chinese paper cuts.     Ages:   3+ ISBN:  978-1-911221-296 Format: Paperback 216 x 216 mm Pages: 40 pp Colour Publication Date:  August 2021  
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  • Sleepy, Sleepy New Year Quick View
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    • Sleepy, Sleepy New Year

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    • Story and Illustrations by Meng Yanan  Bao Bear has never heard of Chinese New Year. He decides to invite the Fox, Mouse, and Bunny families together to learn more about this celebration. However, as the end of autumn nears and Bao Bear gets sleepier, can he stay awake to find out? From the Bronze and Sunflower Picture Book Award-winning author…
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  • The Archaeology of a Dream City Quick View
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    • The Archaeology of a Dream City

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    • by Monica Raszewski Born and raised in Australia, Martha longs to return to Nadwodom, in a country called Czawa, where her parents and family grew up. As she stumbles upon the works of Marion Porter, an Australian photographer who once photographed the countryside in Czawa, Martha's own journey to her family's homeland begins to unfurl. There, she meets her cousin,…
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  • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan Quick View
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    • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan

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    • by Yan Ge English Pen Translates Award Set in a fictional town in West China, this is the story of the Duan-Xue family, owners of the lucrative chilli bean paste factory, and their formidable matriarch. As Gran’s eightieth birthday approaches, her middle-aged children get together to make preparations. Family secrets are revealed and long-time sibling rivalries flare up with renewed…
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    • by Zhang Tianyi   Translated from the Chinese by David Hull   “Satiric brilliance and unusual comic verve.” — C. T. Hsia, A History of Modern Chinese Fiction In the 1930s, wartime Shanghai is a cosmopolitan metropolis where conmen and dance-hall girls mingle with refugees streaming in from the occupied areas. One of those refugees is Shi Zhaochang.  Having read…
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  • The Ventriloquist’s Daughter Quick View
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    • by Lin Man-Chiu Found in Translation Anthology 2015   After the tragic death of Liur's mother, her father, a thwarted artist working as a doctor in the family hospital, is overcome with grief. He goes to study in America, leaving six-year-old Liur in the care of her grandparents, promising to return with a special doll for her. But instead of…
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  • Vacant Steppes Quick View
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    • Vacant Steppes

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    • by Steven Sy As a second invasion by the Empire threatens the nomads of the Great Steppe, a new generation of leaders must mend the broken alliances of their fathers or face certain destruction. Vacant Steppes is a Mongolia-inspired epic fantasy novel about inheritance, family, and leadership in times of division and war. “A gripping tale of war, legacy and…
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  • Voyage of Pearl of the Seas Quick View
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    • Voyage of Pearl of the Seas

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    • by Ruth Finnegan ``A tale for young readers draws on the enchantments of sea travel.   Inspired variously by the Odyssey, William Blake’s cosmologies, Rumi’s poems, and Charles Kingsley’s stories for youngsters, this novel embraces the magic of childhood imagining. Kate and Chris, along with Kate’s loyal dog, Holly, swim and frolic on a summer shore. A ship built from driftwood…
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  • Love and Other Moods Quick View
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    • Love and Other Moods

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    • by Crystal Z. Lee “This heartfelt, transporting story sparkles with a constellation of characters who call this city home while pursuing their China dream. As multifaceted as Shanghai itself, this novel follows overlapping narratives about the complexities of adulting, of parenting, of the urban quest for love and finding one’s place in the world.” —Emily Ting, film director of Go…
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  • Peaceful Circumstances Quick View
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    • Peaceful Circumstances

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    • by Roger Pulvers Eric is a black American soldier stationed in Japan at the height of the Vietnam War. Karen is a white American student who falls in love with him. Eric is about to be sent to the front line in Vietnam. But he refuses to kill … and the two go into hiding in Tokyo, pursued by both…
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