The Great Voyages of Zheng He
Author: Song Nan Zhang & Hao Yu Zhang
Publisher: Pan Asian, 2005.
Call No.: J 951.0260924 ZHA, ACL 951.0260924 ZHA
Summary: Under the mandate of the Ming Emperor, Admiral Zheng He sailed the high seas and became a famous navigator. This bilingual biography also tells of how he became an advisor to the Emperor and led numerous troops in battle.
Ming's Adventure on China's Great Wall : A Story in English and Chinese
Author: Li Jian
Publisher: Better Link, 2015.
Call No.: JP JIA, ACL JIA
Summary: While on a visit to the Great Wall of China, Ming meets a mysterious general who brings him back in time to when the Great Wall was first built over 2,600 years ago. Together, they travel through time to find out more about the Wall’s construction and history.
This is the Greatest Place!: The Forbidden City and the World of Small Animals
Author: Brian Tse
Publisher: China Institute in America, 2014.
Call No.: JP XIE, ACL XIE
Summary: Rabbit, Baby Squirrel, Young Porcupine, and Little Brother Panda meet Uncle Builder and go on a journey to learn about the inspiration behind the Forbidden City — home to the Emperor of China. They learn about how the architecture is heavily influenced by notions of nature and harmony.
1,2,3 Suddenly in China: The Sacred Flower
Author: Cristina Falcón Maldonado
Publisher: Barron's, 2011.
Call No.: J FAL
Summary: Martin receives a key which opens up a magical world of faraway places. He travels to Beijing, where he meets Mei Xiang and learns about Chinese origins and traditions. He encounters China’s “Sleeping Dragon”, the Terracotta Army, and the Elephant Trunk Tree. He also searches for the lotus with the power to grant a long life of great wisdom.
Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan
Author: Hildi Kang
Publisher: Tanglewood, 2011.
Call No.: J KAN
Summary: Beckoned by a ghostly wind to trace the fabled Silk Road that his father travelled, young Chengli joins a band of caravans to escort Princess Meiling to Kashgar. Along the way, they fight off bandits who are after her royal treasures.
S.A.I.N.T.S.: Song of Winds
Author: Julian C. Kim
Publisher: Straits Times, 2013.
Call No.: Y SING KIM
Summary: A group of extraordinarily talented individuals, including a Korean boy who has powers of flight and an old Mexican man who can see the past lives of others, travels together across exotic lands to solve a baffling mystery that may impact the world.
Author: Richard Platt
Publisher: Kingfisher, 2008.
Call No.: J 951 PLA
Summary: Experience China in different periods of its history, from prehistoric times to when its cities were built. Read about the rise and fall of its imperial dynasties, as well as explore detailed cross-sections of its changing landscape.
Author: Carole Wilkinson
Publisher: Black Dog Books, 2012.
Call No.: Y WIL
Summary: In ancient China, young Ping is the loyal slave who looks after the dragons for her master, Lao Ma. However, when the last dragon, Long Danzi, is in danger, she frees him and sets out to protect his stone.
Creator: 喻寒菊 (编撰)
Publisher: 浙江教育出版社， 2010。
Call No.: J 920.051 YHJ
Summary: 本书从中国军政、 科技、 文艺等领域精选出古往今来五十余人的事迹， 如汉武帝、 詹天佑、 关汉卿等等。 通过图文并茂的叙述， 读者可以洞悉前人为人处世的智慧与成功之道。
Creator: 蜗牛爸爸 (编著)
Publisher: 煤炭工业出版社， 2014。
Call No.: J 951 WNB
Summary: 本书以轻松有趣的漫画形式来呈现中华历史。 书中的文字简洁， 插图彩色鲜艳。 小朋友们在了解历史事件的同时， 也可认识到历史伟人。
Creator: 彭绪洛 (著)
Publisher: 中国少年儿童出版社， 2012。
Call No.: Y PGXL
Summary: 清江水和朋友们在山洞里找到了一个神秘的水晶盒子。 清江水不小心启动了盒子里的时光定位钟， 结果穿越时空回到了古代中国。 他们回到了明朝， 在海洋中被郑和的船队救上船。 于是， 清江水便随同船队展开了下西洋的冒险之旅。
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Creator: 彭凡 (著)
Publisher: 化学工业出版社， 2012。
Call No.: J 951 PF
Summary: 本书以报章的形式呈现中国隋唐历史， 包括记者访谈、 广告和民间言论。 读者能够了解历史风云人物、 走进百姓生活。 本书以不同的角度看待历史， 给读者耳目一新之感。