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Wong Chung encounters many obstacles as he and his father travel along the Silk Road
With each letter of the alphabet featuring a city or aspect of country life, the ancient and modern world of Korea, its people, culture, and traditions are presented in a richly illustrated addition to the World Alphabet series with color photos throughout.
"Ted and Betsy Lewin describe the landscapes, people, and activities they encounter during a trip to Mongolia for Naadam, the annual summer festival where child jockeys ride half-wild horses for miles across the Mongolian steppe"--Provided by publisher
Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn in our multicultural society, and this book introduces it in a playful and gentle way. Organized in a familiar ABC structure, everyday words and expressions as well as words that have special significance in Japanese culture offer even very young children an enticing glimpse into Japanese daily life. This delightfully illustrated preschool book shows each word in Kanji and Hiragana as well as in Romanized form. Teachers and parents bilingual and English speaking only alike will appreciate the book's cultural and linguistic notes, while Kenji and his friends encourage young readers to join the fun!
After finding out that Ming is learning the teachings of Confucius or Master Kong in school, his parents decide to take him on a special trip to Qufu where he is magically transported back to the past and meets the famous philosopher
"Ming and his father take a trip to the Great Wall but end up getting separated from each other. During their time apart, Ming goes on a fascinating journey through the ages of China's Great Wall. Ming will encounter all aspects of the Great Wall's history including: its enemies storming the wall, huge markets for the public, and even a Chinese emperor. Join Ming on this exciting adventure and experience the remarkable history of China's Great Wall"-- Back cover
"Ming gets lost in time in the Forbidden City and meets a young emperor. Together, they explore the wonders of the palace and ride on a bronze dragon that takes them high up in the sky. The past and the present come together in this beautifully illustrated book of another of Ming's adventures"--Page 4 of cover
Ming is excited to know that the school is going to offer a Kung Fu class. His parents take him for a tour of the Shaolin Temple, which is famous for Kung Fu. Ming learns a lot about Kung Fu during the trip.
Examines the customs, traditions, food, and lore associated with the celebration of Chinese New Year.