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10 books about Chinese culture
Pick up one of these featured titles on Chinese culture in May 2021.
COMMON KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CHINESE CULTURE (REVISED ED.) by Compiled by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office
This book was published 14 years ago by Higher Education Press and takes approximately 9.5 hours to read.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year: With Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns by Carolyn Otto
This book was published 6 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
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All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids (All About...countries) by Allison Branscombe
This book was published 3 years ago by Tuttle Publishing and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.
**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award** **Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal** **Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Silver Medal** Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese culture and history with this award-winning, delightfully illustrated book complete with stories, activities, and games. This Chinese children's book is perfect for educators and parents wishing to teach kids about this fascinating Asian country. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will educate them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. With All About China kids will: Discover fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon Goddess Delve into China's multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breathtaking sites, and learn Chinese folk songs Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals Try their hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo, and other motifs A timeless Chinese book for kids and parents to treasure together, All About China offers not only the essential facts about this unique country but also conveys the innovative spirit that makes it one-of-a-kind.
Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift-the-Flap Book (Puffin Lift-The-Flap) by Joan Holub
Category: Interactive Adventures
This book was published 18 years ago by Puffin Books and takes approximately 0.5 hours to read.
A family enjoys celebrating Chinese New Year, including shopping at the outdoor market for fresh flowers, eating New Year's dinner with the whole family, receiving red envelopes from Grandma and Grandpa, and watching the parade.
Culture Hacks: Deciphering Differences in American, Chinese, and Japanese Thinking by Richard Conrad
Category: Economic Policy & Development
This book was published 2 years ago by Lioncrest Publishing and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.
Richard Conrad grew up in Washington, D.C., studied engineering and economics at Vanderbilt University, earned a master's degree in Economics as a local student at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and later earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Richard worked for the last sixteen years for a large U.S. money management firm researching, analyzing, and investing in Chinese and Japanese equities. Richard is fluent in Chinese and Japanese and continues to live in Asia with his family.
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Category: Family Saga
This book was published 4 years ago by Simon & Schuster Audio and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.
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China Smart: What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know― A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language by Larry Herzberg
This book was published 2 years ago by Stone Bridge Press and takes approximately 8.3 hours to read.
Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China
China: A History by John Keay
This book was published 10 years ago by Basic Books and takes approximately 20.3 hours to read.
An authoritative account of five thousand years of Chinese history Many nations define themselves in terms of territory or people; China defines itself in terms of history. Taking into account the country's unrivaled, voluminous tradition of history writing, John Keay has composed a vital and illuminating overview of the nation's complex and vivid past. Keay's authoritative history examines 5,000 years in China, from the time of the Three Dynasties through Chairman Mao and the current economic transformation of the country. Crisp, judicious, and engaging, China is the classic single-volume history for anyone seeking to understand the present and future of this immensely powerful nation.
The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack
Category: Ducks & Other Waterfowl
This book was published 21 years ago by Grosset & Dunlap and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.
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