Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • 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...


  • " Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created chopsticks, one of China''s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation. The three playful and creative Kang brothers (Ting, Pan, and K...


  • " Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created kites, one of China''s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation. The three playful and creative Kang brothers (Ting, Pan, and Kuai) ...


  • " Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created noodles, one of China''s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation. The three playful and creative Kang brothers (Ting, Pan, and Kuai...


  • " Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created paper, one of China''s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation. The three playful and creative Kang brothers (Ting, Pan, and Kuai)...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • " A hungry ghost in old Beijing meets his match in a crafty boy. Tongue-in-check scary fun like Halloween with a bilingual Chinese translation.Recipe for a Delicious Story: 1. Begin with one hungry ghost. 2. Add a tasty looking boy. 3. Mix them for a...






  • A bilingual introduction to the Chinese New Year in English and Chinese.From the dazzling dragon dance to the scrumptious steamed dumplings to the firecrackers that frighten away evil spirits, this alphabet book celebrates the traditions of the lunar...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • PreS-Gr 3-The irrepressible Kang boys are now credited with the invention of paper. The three brothers struggle to concentrate on their math as they write their answers on the ground with sticks, an early Chinese method of doing schoolwork, but pl...


  • 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...