Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Books on World Cultures - Chinese/Chinese American

Grades 6-8

The Emperor's New Clothes: A Tale Set in China by Demi

Confucius: The Golden Rule by Russell Freedman

Homesick: My Own Story by Jean Fritz

Maples in the Mist: Children's Poems from the Tang Dynasty by Minfong Ho

Maya Lin by Bettina Ling

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord

Yeh Shen: A Cinderella Story from China by Ai-Ling Louie

Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah

The Kite Rider: A Novel by Geraldine McCaughrean

Ties That Bind, Ties That Break: A Novel by Lensey Namioka

Good Luck Gold and Other Poems by Janet Wong

A Suitcase of Seaweed by Janet Wong

Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee

Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World by Paul Yee

American Dragons: Twenty-five Asian American Voices by Laurence Yep

Child of the Owl by Laurence Yep

Dragon's Gate by Laurence Yep

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep

Lady of Chi'ao Kuo: Warrior of the South, Southern China, A.D. 531 by Laurence Yep

The Lost Garden by Laurence Yep

The Rainbow People by Laurence Yep

Coolies by Yin

Grades 9-12

The Examination by Malcolm Bosse

The Good Earth by Pearl Synderstricker Buck

Sounds of the River: A Memoir by Da Chen

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Bitter Melon: Stories from the Last Rural Chinese Town in America by Jeff Gillenkirk and James Motlow

Who's Irish? by Gish Jen

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-Li Jiang

Ocean of Words by Ha Jin

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston

China Boy by Gus Lee

Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah

Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah

Ties That Bind, Ties That Break : A Novel by Lensey Namioka

Wuhu Diary: On Taking My Adopted Daughter Back to Her Hometown in China by Emily Prager

China Trade by S. J. Rozan

Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

Women of the Silk by Gail Tsukiyama

A Little Too Much Is Enough by Kathleen Tyau

Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories by Robert van Gulik

The Red Pavilion: A Judge Dee Mystery by Robert van Gulik

Monkey: A Journey to the West by Cheng En Wu

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