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    The blue house

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    The blue house

    Cheng, Naishan.

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    A banquet for hungry ghosts

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    A banquet for hungry ghosts : a collection of deliciously frightening tales

    Compestine, Ying Chang.

    Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.

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    Homesick, my own story

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    Homesick, my own story

    Fritz, Jean.

    The author's fictionalized version, though all the events are true, of her childhood in China in the 1920's.

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    The painted veil

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    The painted veil

    Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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    The girl who drew a phoenix

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    The girl who drew a phoenix

    Demi.

    A young girl acquires the qualities of the miraculous phoenix, including wisdom, clear sight, generosity, and right judgment, by practicing drawing the mythical bird.

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    The magic pillow

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    The magic pillow

    Demi.

    A poor young boy in China yearns for wealth and power, until a magician gives him a magic pillow that brings dreams of what would happen if his wishes came true.

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    Bronze and Sunflower

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    Bronze and Sunflower

    Cao, Wenxuan, 1954-

    Taken in by a poor family in a rural village after the death of her father, Sunflower bonds with the family's only child, Bronze, who has not spoken since being traumatized by a terrible fire.

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    Young Fu of the upper Yangtze

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    Young Fu of the upper Yangtze

    Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman, 1892-1958.

    In the 1920's, a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.

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    Alvin Ho

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    Alvin Ho : allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and other tourist attractions

    Look, Lenore.

    Fearful seven-year-old Alvin Ho goes on a trip to China with his family.

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    Red butterfly

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    Red butterfly

    Sonnichsen, A. L.

    In China, a foundling girl with a deformed hand raised in secret by an American woman must navigate China's strict adoption system when she is torn away from the only family she has ever known.

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    Daisy comes home

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    Daisy comes home

    Brett, Jan, 1949-

    Daisy, an unhappy hen in China, floats down the river in a basket and has an adventure.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Jin Jin the dragon

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    Jin Jin the dragon

    Chang, Grace, 1961-

    Jin Jin the dragon does not know what kind of creature he is, so he embarks on a journey, assisted by other animals he meets along the way, to find Old Turtle and Crane, who will help him learn his identity. Includes information about Chinese writing and the place of the dragon in Chinese lore.

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    The paper dragon

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    The paper dragon

    Davol, Marguerite W.

    A humble artist agrees to confront the terrifying dragon that threatens to destroy his village.

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    The story about Ping

    Flack, Marjorie, 1897-1958.

    A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.

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    Winter in Songming

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    Winter in Songming

    McBrier, Page.

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    Beautiful warrior

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    Beautiful warrior : the legend of the Nun's kung fu

    McCully, Emily Arnold.

    Tells the story of two unlikely kung fu masters and how their skill in martial arts saves them both.

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    Red butterfly

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    Red butterfly : how a princess smuggled the secret of silk out of China

    Noyes, Deborah.

    In long-ago China, as a young princess prepares to leave her parents' kingdom to travel to far-off Khotan where she is to marry the king, she decides to surreptitiously take with her a precious reminder of home.

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    The White Swan express

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    The White Swan express : a story about adoption

    Okimoto, Jean Davies.

    Across North America, people in four different homes prepare for a special trip to China, while four baby girls in China await their new adoptive parents.

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    The warlord's beads

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    The warlord's beads

    Pilegard, Virginia Walton.

    A young Chinese boy helps his father count the warlord's vast treasures by using beads threaded on a branch. Includes a brief history of the abacus and instructions for making one.

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    The Chinese Siamese cat

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    The Chinese Siamese cat

    Tan, Amy.

    Ming Miao tells her kittens about the antics of one of their ancestors, Sagwa of China, that produced the unusual markings they have had for thousands of years.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The butterfly boy

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    The butterfly boy

    Yep, Laurence.

    A boy in long-ago China sees the world around him from a butterfly's point of view. Based on the writings of philosopher Chuang Tzu.

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    The city of dragons

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    The city of dragons

    Yep, Laurence.

    A boy with a face so sad that nobody wants to look at him runs away with a caravan of giants to the city of dragons, where his sorrowful face is finally appreciated.

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    My Mei Mei

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    My Mei Mei

    Young, Ed.

    Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a Mei Mei, or younger sister, for her.

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    Dragonsong

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    Dragonsong : a fable for the new millennium

    Young, Russell.

    As Chiang-An, a small Chinese dragon, travels the world in search of a special enduring gift for his village, he meets four other dragons, each of whom gives him a song, an unusual gift, and words of wisdom.

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    The great adventure of Wo Ti

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    The great adventure of Wo Ti

    Zimelman,, Nathan.

    When a marauding cat threatens the fat carp in the pond of the Summer Palace in Peking, only the wise fish Wo Ti knows how they can save themselves.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The good earth

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    The good earth

    Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.

    Includes a 48-page "Reader's Supplement" with pictures, historical & biographical background information, and critical excerpts.

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    Spring Moon

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