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    Wandering warrior

    Chen, Da.

    Eleven-year-old Luka, destined to become the future emperor of China, is trained in the ways of the kung fu wandering warriors by the wise monk Atami.

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    MCC

    The kite rider

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    Chinese dragons

    Montgomery, R. A.

    Asks the reader to choose the plot paths in a story in which a young orphan in seventh-century China, who farms with his uncle and longs for a more exciting life, is given several options after barbarians raid the village in which he lives.

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    LEE

    Landed

    Lee, Milly.

    After leaving his village in southeastern China, twelve-year-old Sun is held at Angel Island, San Francisco, before being released to join his father, a merchant living in the area. Includes historical notes.

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    LIN

    When the sea turned to silver

    Lin, Grace.

    "Pinmei, a storyteller's granddaughter, must find the Luminous Stone that Lights the Night to rescue her grandmother, who has been kidnapped by the Tiger Emperor"--Provided by publisher.

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    MCC

    The kite rider : a novel

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    ROY

    Lady of Ch'iao Kuo : warrior of the South

    Yep, Laurence.

    In 531 A.D., a fifteen-year-old princess of the Hsien tribe in southern China keeps a diary which describes her role as liaison between her own people and the local Chinese colonists, in times of both peace and war.

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    RUB

    Shanghai shadows

    Ruby, Lois.

    From 1939 to 1945, a Jewish family struggles to survive in occupied China; young Ilse by remaining optimistic, her older brother by joining a resistance movement, her mother by maintaining connections to the past, and her father by playing the violin that had been his livelihood.

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    Dragon

    Stone, Jeff.

    Thirteen-year-old Long, a dragon-style kung fu master and the oldest of the five survivors of the destroyed Cangzhen, must get to the Forbidden City before Tonglong declares himself emperor.

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    Mouse

    Stone, Jeff.

    Street urchin ShaoSu is befriended by Hok and Ying and feels he has finally found a new family, until he learns his new friends are two of China's most wanted criminals and their actions will place ShaoSu's life, and the future of China, in danger.

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    YEP

    The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Ten-year-old Gim Lew Yep immigrates from China to America with his father, whom Gim barely knows, and fears he will be a disappointment to his family when he arrives at Angel Island.

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    Dragons of silk

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    Four generations of women from the same family, whose lives are bound to the fate of the Weaving Maid, learn about sacrifice as they discover love and passion.

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    The serpent's children

    Yep, Laurence, 1948-

    In nineteenth-century China, a young girl struggles to protect her family from the threat of bandits, famine, and an ideological conflict between her father and brother.

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    Spring Pearl : the last flower

    Yep, Laurence.

    Called boyish by her new family for being able to read and write, twelve-year old orphaned Spring Pearl's "odd ways" help save the family during the 1857 Opium War in Canton, China.

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    Ruby's wish

    Bridges, Shirin Yim.

    In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Brush of the gods

    Look, Lenore.

    During the Tang dynasty, master painter Wu Daozi creates an extraordinary mural for the emperor.

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