What We Read: China

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My 5-year old son and I are studying geography and reading books from different countries. This week we're in China.

ChinaChina's Bravest Girl: The Legend of Hua Mu Lan
by Charlie Chin

Ming Lo moves the mountainMing Lo moves the mountain
by Arnold Lobel

The lost horse : a Chinese folktaleThe lost horse : a Chinese folktale
by Ed Young

The Story About PingThe Story About Ping
by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
Recommended Age: 5
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Dragon prince : a Chinese Beauty & the beast taleDragon prince : a Chinese Beauty & the beast tale
by Laurence Yep

Favorite Children Stories from China and TibetFavorite Children Stories from China and Tibet
by Lotta Carswell Hume

All the way to Lhasa : a tale from TibetAll the way to Lhasa : a tale from Tibet
by Barbara Helen Berger

FatherFather's Chinese opera
by Rich Lo

The roosterThe rooster's antlers : a story of the Chinese zodiac
by Eric A. Kimmel

How the rooster got his crownHow the rooster got his crown
by Amy Lowry Poole

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from ChinaLon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young
Recommended Age: 8
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Beyond the great mountains : a visual poem about chinaBeyond the great mountains : a visual poem about china
by Ed Young

Dragon Parade : a Chinese New Year storyDragon Parade : a Chinese New Year story
by Steven A. Chin
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Tikki Tikki TemboTikki Tikki Tembo
by Arlene Mosel
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Ten suns : a Chinese legendTen suns : a Chinese legend
by Eric A. Kimmel

My ChinatownMy Chinatown
by Kam Mak

Count your way through ChinaCount your way through China
by James Haskins

Not For Parents China: Everything You Ever Wanted to KnowNot For Parents China: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
by Lonely Planet

Children Just Like MeGuo Shuang, from China:
Children Just Like Me
by Anabel Kindersley
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Stories from Around the WorldThe Ivory Wand:
Stories from Around the World
by Heather Amery
Recommended Age: 5
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Around the World in 80 TalesThe Dragon Princess:
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by Saviour Pirotta
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