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Your Place in the Universe

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"Most eight-year-olds are about five times as tall as this book . . . but only half as tall as an ostrich, which is half as tall as a giraffe . . . twenty times smaller than a California Redwood! How do they compare to the tallest buildings? To Mt.…

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Chinatown Pretty

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"Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and…

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Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad

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Gordon Chang, a history professor at Stanford and co-director of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North American Project, wrote the remarkable book Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad which…

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Exhalation

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The collection, entitled Exhalation, written by science fiction author Ted Chiang was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2019. It includes nine unique and fascinating short stories. Among them, seven stories had been published before and won Hugo and…

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Front Desk

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"Author Kelly Yang tells a story about the family of Chinese immigrants who has been struggling with every day’s life, from the view of a ten-year-old girl who takes over the front desk of a motel that her parents manage. With her parents, this…

Position: 71 (254 views)

The Shadow in the Moon

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"The author brings together several important Chinese cultural elements into this little children’s book: fairy tales, moon stories, shooting down the suns, moon cakes etc. The author did a good job by rendering them into a readable story." This book…

Position: 100 (242 views)

Hollywood Made in China

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"This book comes highly recommended in the academia for the study of film/media and Sino-US relations as well as for professionals in the media industry. It also examines the new collaborations of Sino-US media with insightful policy analysis,…

Position: 92 (245 views)

曹冲称象

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"This is a juvenile literature book of retelling of a traditional Chinese story to English-speaking kids and excellent illustration with accurate period details for costume, architecture, etc. Also a wonderful tie-in with STEM curriculum with…

Position: 120 (239 views)

一粟浮沉

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"It is valuable as a literature reading with proficient narrative skills. The good plot of story with well described historical background reflects the suffering of people during different historical periods and their humanities." This book has won…

Position: 62 (258 views)

The Good Immigrants: How Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

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"Conventionally, US immigration history has been understood through the lens of restriction and those who have been barred from getting in. In contrast, The Good Immigrants considers immigration from the perspective of Chinese elites-- intellectuals,…

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