Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

019791NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1933

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

Age: 11+

Interests: China, history, city life, hardship, careers, coming of age More

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Shen of the Sea

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1926

Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children

by Arthur Bowie Chrisman

illustrated by Else Hasselriis

Age: 6+ (read to); 8+ (independent reading)

Interests: China, folk tales, dragons

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The City of Dragons

The City of Dragons

by Laurence Yep

illustrated by Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng

New York: Scholastic Inc., 1995

29 pp

Ages: 4 +

Interests: China, dragons, folktales, fairy tales, magic, giants, difference, loneliness

Also by this author: The Dragon Prince

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The Dragon Prince

The Dragon Prince

by Laurence Yep

illustrated by Kam Mak

New York: Harpercollins, 1997

29 pp

Age: 4+

Interests: dragons, China, Magic, fairy tale, siblings

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The Story About Ping

Marjorie Flack, author

Kurt Wiese, illustrator

New York: Viking, 1933

31 pp.

Age: 2 +

Interests: birds, duck, river, China, boats

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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1990

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Ed Young, author and illustrator

New York: Philomel, 1989

28 pp

Ages: 4 +

Interests: fairy tales, folktales

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Mei Li

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1939

Mei Li

Thomas Handforth

New York: Doubleday, 1938

46 pp

for ages 3 +

Interests: China, family life, sibling issues

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