Ying Chang Compestine




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 9 titles

  • General Fiction

    Jan-2018

    Ming Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China, and his three advisors take advantage of him by stealing his stores of rice, gold, and precious stones. But Ming Da has a plan. With the help of his tailors, he comes up with a clev...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-2011

    A Chinese-American boy gains a new understanding of his Chinese grandfather in this celebratory story of family, martial arts, and the Chinese New Year. Vinson is very excited when his grandfather comes from China for a visit. When Grandpa practic...

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  • Fantasy

    Jan-2011

    When a boy goes to the market to buy food and comes home with an old wok instead, his parents wonder what they'll eat for dinner. But then the wok rolls out of the poor family's house with a skippity-hoppity-ho! and returns from the rich man's home w...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2009

    According to Chinese tradition, those who die hungry or unjustly come back to haunt the living. Some are appeased with food. But not all ghosts are successfully mollified. In this chilling collection of stories, Ying Chang Compestine takes readers on...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2009

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  • General Fiction

    May-2008

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-2007

    Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable in her life; her parents are both dedicated surgeons in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of Mao's political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2007

    A stingy fisherman always makes his three young helpers do all his work. One day he scolds the “lazy boys” for forgetting to provide lunch. “Don’t worry,” they say. “We can make stone soup.” The boys dig a hole and fill it with water an...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2001

    It's the Chinese New Year, and the Chang Family has only enough rice flour to make one nin-go, a special New Year's rice cake, for the entire family to eat. But this delicious little nin-go has other ideas. "Ai yo! I don't think so!" it cries, coming...

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