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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 »
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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2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu et al.

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... Read More »
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2nd Edition

by Yun Xiao, Ying Zhang, Chunching Chang

The Tales and Traditions Volume 3 e-Book is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of activation. Please note that this title is not available for download and an... Read More »
Readings in Chinese Literature Series
2nd Edition

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

The Tales and Traditions Volume 2 e-Book is an identical, digital alternative to the print edition. This subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of activation. Please note that this is not available for download and an Internet... Read More »

by Weijia Huang, Qun Ao

This is a 2-year subscription to the e-book edition of The Sky is Bright with Stars and Other Essays. An Internet connection is required to access this title. The Sky is Bright with Stars and Other Essays invites students to investigate the rich... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Jinhai Wen

She is really beautiful. Just one look at her photo and three guys, Dai-wei, Jie-fu, and Qiu-tian, are all determined to find her! The photo was given to them by their professor before he died and nobody knows where in China the girl is. How can the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

In the art dealer’s shop, the old gentleman picked up the old painting once again. He looked it up and down, left and right. He held it up, contemplating it for a few minutes. His eyes opened wider and wider. Finally, he turned to Shaxiao, the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Dehua Yang

One winter night, a teacher falls from her bicycle in front of a car. The driver rushes her to a nearby hospital, but refuses to answer any questions about the accident or his identity. After leaving some money behind, he disappears into the night,... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

Twenty-five years ago, people in my village did not know that wild geese should be protected from hunting.  My grandfather was the best of the hunters, selling the geese in town to pay for my schooling.  One day, as he hunted, an eagle attacked the... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Lingshu Wang

A teenage boy runs away from home, leaving his mother devastated. She never leaves home--never goes out with friends, eats out, or travels. Years pass, and then one day, the son returns to find his mother gone…

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Tong Niu

Left and Right are two brothers. Even their parents don't know who is older and who is younger, as they are conjoined twins. They must do everything together. They play together, eat together, and sleep together. Most of the time they enjoy their... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

A smart young man suddenly gets into big trouble. He just fell in love with a pretty girl, but now the police come and want to arrest him. The bank he works for just lost ten million dollars, and the police list him as a suspect. Of course he is not... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Jinhai Wen

Fang Xin was the developer of a popular software program, but he did not anticipate that it would soon be stolen and sold at high volumes by pirates.  He searched for the pirates for a long time, without success.  One day, his wife Xiaoyue overhears... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Qin Xie

The old house of the Geng family has been uninhabited for years. But recently the doors of the house open and close without anyone going in or out. And at night one can hear people talking and singing inside. One dark evening, Geng Qubing sees light... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Shaoling Zhao

June 8. Beijing. A pretty girl lies dead on the floor of her luxury home. A slip of paper found on her body reads, "I am tired. Let me leave..." At the bottom of the slip is a signature: Lin Shuang-shuang. Shuang-shuang has a twin-sister called Dui-... Read More »

2nd Edition

by Yuehua Liu, Chengzhi Chu, Lingshu Wang

Two children, one aged seven and the other eight, run away to the airport to buy "air-tickets". Beyond their wildest dreams, crooks call their parents and demand ransom! And of course, nobody even knows the location of the Joy Bridge that the two... Read More »