The Moon Sculpture Left Behind

The Moon Sculpture Left Behind

2nd Edition
by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Xianliang Chu

Upon reading the letter from Beijing, and the accompanying map marked by two moons, Bai Chunshui couldn’t help but dance with joy. He quickly picked up the phone and dialed his grandfather: “Grandpa, grandpa! The Moon City has been found! Now we can go to China and find the sculpture, the treasure you’ve been missing for decades!”

Chunshui hastily purchased an air ticket. He flew first to Beijing, then from Beijing to a city in southern China. He rode a train for several hours, and then a bus for a full day before finally arriving at the Moon City. But, how could the Moon City look like this? This definitely wasn’t the place grandpa wanted to find…


Peking University Press
Trim Size: 
5 x 8
About the Series

Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded readers designed for college and high school students. The series offers language learners at all levels the opportunity to read for pleasure while simultaneously developing reading comprehension skills, building confidence, and increasing motivation. 

Each text is presented in simplified characters. Pinyin and English definitions of new vocabulary words are provided in the footnotes. Audio recordings of each text can be streamed by scanning the QR code on the back of each book.

About the Author(s)

Yuehua Liu was a distinguished scholar in Chinese linguistics and language pedagogy. She authored numerous articles and books, including the acclaimed Integrated Chinese series.

Chengzhi Chu is an Associate Professor of Chinese in the East Asian Languages and Culture department at University of California Davis. His primary research interests include Chinese linguistics, cognitive semantics, Chinese language pedagogy, and the application of computer technology in language instruction.