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2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Why did Jeremy Lin's journey to the NBA inspire so many people? When did Ang Lee start to feel like a success in the film industry? How did Yao Ming get his drive to excel in basketball? What was Lang Lang's first exposure to classical piano music?... Read More »
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Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Hui Xiao, Jijun Yu, Ying Zhang

Foreign language acquisition research shows that reading large quantities of level-appropriate material is essential to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Tales and Traditions was specially created to meet the need for interesting and... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Ying Zhang, Chunching Chang

Foreign language acquisition research shows that reading large quantities of level-appropriate material is essential to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Tales and Traditions was specially created to meet the need for interesting and... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Ying Wang, Hui Xiao, Wenjie Liu

Foreign language acquisition research shows that reading large quantities of level-appropriate material is essential to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Tales and Traditions was specially created to meet the need for interesting and... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Get caught up in Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise from basketball sidelines to NBA stardom. Discover the story behind the "Linsanity" in this remarkable tale of perseverance and drive. Readers will learn how Jeremy Lin, the first American player of... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Watch Jay Chou evolve from a young introvert into Asia's King of Pop. Discover the story of Taiwan's superstar Jay Chou, whose unexpected transformation from shy adolescent to pop king exemplifies his courage and drive to adapt. Readers will learn... Read More »
Pinyin Annotated Readers
2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Admire Vera Wang's work ethic as she builds a wedding dress store into a fashion empire. Discover the story of designer Vera Wang, whose trademark wedding dresses propelled her to the top ranks of the fashion world. Readers will learn how Vera Wang... Read More »
Pinyin Annotated Readers
2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Explore Ang Lee's transition from obscure beginnings to cinematic acclaim. Discover the story of Ang Lee, the two-time Academy Award-winning director renowned for films such as Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.  Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Follow Yao Ming as he travels from China to the United States in the pursuit of NBA prominence. Discover the story of a basketball superstar on this way to international fame in this engaging biography. Though his amazing height destined him for a... Read More »
The Origins of 670 Essential Words
Second Edition

by Jianhsin Wu
Illustrated by Chen Zheng, Chen Tian

Enrich character study with cultural insight and linguistic context The Way of Chinese Characters: The Origins of 670 Essential Words offers a holistic approach to character learning. Firmly grounded in etymological research, it introduces each... Read More »
Chinese Breeze
2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, et al. Chengzhi Chu

Please note: the 2nd Edition of Chinese Breeze is being released title by title. Updated editions of individual titles in the series will be added here as they become available. Chinese Breeze is a well-crafted series of entertaining Chinese graded... Read More »
In the Series:
Tales and Traditions, Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Ying Wang, Hui Xiao, Wenjie Liu
by Jijun Yu
by Chunching Chang

Foreign language acquisition research shows that reading large quantities of level-appropriate material is essential to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Tales and Traditions was specially created to meet the need for interesting and... Read More »
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Readings in Chinese Culture Series

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

Chinese Reading Comprehesion essays for language learning and cultural comparison The Readings in Chinese Culture Series reinforces students' grasp of Chinese vocabulary and grammar and strengthens their understanding of Chinese culture through a... Read More »
Watching the Movie and Learning Chinese brings the power and imagination of Chinese cinema into the classroom. Each book includes selected excerpts from the film, with detailed annotations and language exercises based on the materials. The... Read More »
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An Introductory Kanji Textbook for Japanese Language Learners
Perfect for independent learners and those who struggle to memorize kanji out-of-context, Practical Kanji Volume 2 teaches Japanese language learners 250 essential kanji. Each of the 23 lessons introduces 9-12 thematically linked kanji alongside... Read More »
An Introductory Kanji Textbook for Japanese Language Learners
Perfect for independent learners and those who struggle to memorize kanji out-of-context, Practical Kanji teaches Japanese language learners 250 essential kanji. Each of the 23 lessons introduces 9-12 thematically linked kanji alongside definitions... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Watch Jay Chou evolve from a young introvert into Asia's King of Pop. Discover the story of Taiwan's superstar Jay Chou, whose unexpected transformation from shy adolescent to pop king exemplifies his courage and drive to adapt. Readers will learn... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Get caught up in Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise from basketball sidelines to NBA stardom. Discover the story behind the "Linsanity" in this remarkable tale of perseverance and drive. Readers will learn how Jeremy Lin, the first American player of... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Admire Vera Wang's work ethic as she builds a wedding dress store into a fashion empire. Discover the story of designer Vera Wang, whose trademark wedding dresses propelled her to the top ranks of the fashion world. Readers will learn how Vera Wang... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Explore Ang Lee's transition from obscure beginnings to cinematic acclaim. Discover the story of Ang Lee, the two-time Academy Award-winning director renowned for films such as Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.... Read More »

My father for all his wealth, could do nothing about his sickness. I, for all my hard-partying habits, did want to do something big with my life – to take over my father’s massive company. But my father asked me to go to Beijing first. He wanted me... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Marvel at Lang Lang’s ability to overcome a tough childhood and become a piano virtuoso.  Discover the story of world-famous pianist Lang Lang, one of classical music’s most renowned stars. Born in Shenyang in 1982 and educated in both China and the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Grace Wu

Follow Yao Ming as he travels from China to the United States in the pursuit of NBA prominence. Discover the story of a basketball superstar on this way to international fame in this engaging biography. Though his amazing height destined him for a... Read More »
A Cheng & Tsui Bilingual Handbook of Contemporary Colloquial Expressions
2nd Edition

Compiled by Yu Feng, Yaohua Shi, Zhijie Jia, Judith M. Amory, Jie Cai

Do you ever wish you had the eloquence to raise the dead (能把死人说活)?  By introducing fun, popular vocabulary, phrases, and proverbs that are rarely encountered in formal classroom instruction, Pop Chinese is designed to help intermediate and advanced... Read More »