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Three Cups of Tea: Young Readers Edition: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time

Kiriyama Prize for Non-Fiction 2007

by David Oliver Relin, Greg Mortenson & Sarah Thomson

This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date...


Alive in the Killing Fields: Surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide

by Nawuth Keat & Martha Kendall

Alive in the Killing Fields is the real-life memoir of Nawuth Keat, a man who survived the horrors of war-torn Cambodia. He has now broken a longtime silence in the hope that telling the truth about what happened...


Stories of My Life

by Katherine Paterson

From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books.

Told with her trademark humor...


Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Traditional Favorites (Share and Sing in Japanese & English; includes Downloadable Aud

by Danielle Wright & Helen Acraman

2012 Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner!

A delightful collection of fifteen well-loved rhymes, Japanese Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young...


Homesick

by Jean Fritz

The accolades speak for themselves:"Fritz draws the readers into scenes from her youth in the turbulent China of the mid-twenties. One comes to appreciate the generous affection of her nurse/companion Lin Nai-Nai,...


Modern Japan: Origins of the Mind: Japanese Traditions and Approaches to Contemporary Life

by ALEXANDER PRASOL

The book takes a fresh look at modern Japan, and does not treat the Japanese as enigmatic or mysterious people; their ways of thinking and their culture can be explained by an honest appraisal of their history...


The Diary of Ma Yan

by Ma Yan & Pierre Haski

Wednesday, November 7

My father gave me and my brother a little money. My stomach is all twisted up with hunger, but I don't want to spend the money on anything as frivolous as food. Because it's money my parents...


Grandma Panda's China Storybook: Legends, Traditions and Fun

by Mingmei Yip

Grandma Panda's China Storybook: Legends, Traditions and Fun introduces children to Chinese culture in a fun, adventurous way!

Grandma Panda is a wonderful teacher, a wonderful storyteller—and a wonderful cook!...


Escape from Saigon

by Andrea Warren

An unforgettable true story of an orphan caught in the midst of war

Over a million South Vietnamese children were orphaned by the Vietnam War. This affecting true account tells the story of Long, who, like more...


My Name Is Number 4

by Ting-Xing Ye

Number Four will have a difficult life. These are the words that were uttered upon Ting-xing Ye’s birth. Soon this prophecy would prove only too true. . . .       

Here is the real-life story about the...


China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

by Adeline Yen Mah

A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors,...


The Story of the Three Buddhist Monks: Based on a Traditional Chinese Folk Tale

by Jing Jing Jing Ding & Nelson Daboud

A story of three Buddhist monks based on a traditional Chinese folk tale about cooperation.


Filipino Celebrations: A treasury of Feasts and Festivals

by Liana Romulo & Corazon Dandan-Albano

In the Philippines, people love to celebrate—holidays are filled with music and dancing, sometimes with colorful costumes, and always with great food! Rich with detailed watercolors and cultural flavor, Filipino...


All About Korea

by Ann Bowler & Soosoonam Barg

2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!

Perfect for educators or parents wishing to teach kids about different cultures, this new book in the Tuttle All About Asia series includes favorite...


Gandhi: Young Nation Builder

by Kathleen Kudlinski

A childhood biography of the great political and social leader.

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948) studied law in England, then spent 20 years defending the rights of immigrants in South Africa. In 1914 he returned...


One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue

by Takayuki Ishii

The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima.

Ten years after...


A Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream

by Richard Bernstein

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would...