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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…

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…

Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui

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"It is the first children's trade book about the lost civilization of the ancient city of Sanxingdui and its epic discovery of the monumental bronzes in 1986. "Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui" is an important supplemental title on the…

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

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"The third chapter book sequel to The Year of the Book and The Year of the Baby, eleven-year-old Anna takes a trip to China and learns more about herself and her Chinese heritage."
"This book focuses on the life on a Chinese family living in America…

Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments

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"Every musician knows that learning to play an instrument has its challenges and its rewards. There's the embarrassing first day of rehearsal, but also the joy of making friends in the orchestra. There's dealing with slippery concert dress, or simply…

Mei Ling in China City

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This book has won the 2009 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Non-Fiction).

Always Come Home to Me

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This book has won the 2008 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Children's Books).