• 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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  • Akbar’s India Quick View
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    • by Marcia Thompson Akbar’s India tells the story of Akbar (emperor of India 1556 -1605) through eight paintings. The paintings were selected from many produced in his workshops to tell the story of his remarkable reign. The book was written and the different exercises were devised to encourage children to give the pictures more than a cursory glance - to help…
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  • The Pidgin Warrior Quick View
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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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    • The Ventriloquist’s Daughter
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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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  • 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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  • The Game Hunters Quick View
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    • The Game Hunters
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    • by Anupa Roy   A climate crisis in the Ice Age. A cold snap leads to an unrelenting glacial. For our prehistoric ancestors survival is threatened. Food gets harder to find in the frigid lands of Central Asia. Yet the tribes living near the Altai Mountains have found a refuge. A river and a lake allows some plants and trees…
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  • Again I See the Gaillardias Quick View
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    • by Li Tong Winner of the 1986 Hong Chien-Chuan Children's Literature Award and the 1989 Yang Huan Literature Award   Through misunderstanding, sympathy, reconciliation and love, seven schoolchildren forged an abiding friendship in their hometown Penghu, a cluster of islands in the Taiwan Strait. Brought together by their Arts and Crafts teacher, the children learned to cherish their friendship and…
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    • by Gerelchimeg Blackcrane   A compelling novel set in Tibet, Mongolia, and China, about the adventures of a fiercely powerful yet lovable Tibetan mastiff. Translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood ISBN: 978-1-911221-31-9 Publication date: 25 April 2020 Format: Paperback (B-format) 203mm x 133mm Pages: 200 pp  
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  • Riku and the Kingdom of White Quick View
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    • by Randy Taguchi Riku Sato is in the fifth grade, when he moves from Utsunomiya to Fukushima to switch schools. Minamisoma, the town he arrives in, is virtually deserted--after the devastating earthquake and tsunami disaster of March 11, 2011, which struck the Tohoku region in Japan and triggered a nuclear meltdown, not a single soul is in sight; not in…
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  • The Bear Whispers to Me Quick View
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    • The Bear Whispers to Me
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    • by Chang Ying-Tai WINNER OF THE 2015 LENNOX ROBINSON LITERARY AWARD Selected by BookTrust for the "Books we like: June 2015" (age 12+). A reclusive young boy stumbles upon his father’s diary. Filled with drawings, photos and anecdotes, the diary reveals an alpine world that his father once inhabited as a child: where tribes were fashioned by tree spirits; animals could be spoken to;…
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