Life with 4 kids 6 and under. Our trip to pick up Tonito in China is: mid-March 2008 through April 12. Our trips to pick up Ricky in Ethiopia are in June and August of 2010.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Books for our China Unit

Here are the books that we read this month about China. If you only read one, read Ruby's Wish- it made me cry and is based on the author's grandma. Another of the kids' favorites was the Project Panda book (of course, they love that series).

Brett Jan Daisy Comes Home
Bridges Shirin Yim Ruby's Wish
Capucilli Alyssa Satin Panda Kisses (easy reader)
Chang Margaret and Raymond Da Wei's Treasure: a Chinese Tale
Chang Grace Jin Jin the Dragon
Chen Chih-Yuan Guji Guji
Cole Joanna Ms. Frizzle's Adventures: Imperial China
Compestine Ying Chang The Runaway Rice Cake
Compestine Ying Chang D is for Dragon Dance
Compestine Ying Chang The Story of Paper
Flack Marjorie The Story of Ping
Gibbons Gail Giant Pandas
Harvey Miles Look What Came from China
Heyer Marilee The Weaving of a Dream (for a little older than kindergarden)
Katz Karen My First Chinese New Year
Lin Grace Bringing in the New Year
Lin Grace Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Louie Ai-Ling Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
Lumry Amanda Project Panda (Adventures of Riley series)
Mahy Margaret Seven Chinese Brothers
Marx Trish Kindergarten Day USA and China
Mosel Arlene Tikki Tikki Tembo
Muth Jon J. Stone Soup
Noyes Deborah Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk out of China
Pennypacker Sara Sparrow Girl
Souhami Jessica King Pom and the Fox
Thong Roseanne Gai See: What You Can See in Chinatown
Thong Roseanne One is a Drummer: A book of numbers
Tsubakiyama Margaret Holloway Mei-Mei Loves the Morning
Wang Xiaohong One Year in Beijin
Williams Brenda Lin Yi's Lantern: a Moon Festival Tale
Yang Belle Always Come Home to Me
Yi Hu Yong Good Morning China
Yip Ming Mei Chinese Children's Favorite Stories
Young Ed Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China

Big Bird in China (VHS)

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