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Book: Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes by Lydia Lin
*** Free downloadable audio files for the songs and the Chinese lessons ***"Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes" demonstrates to beginning and intermediate students the usage of Chinese words and expressions through songs, rhymes, conversations and stories in a systematic way. You will be reading or singing along with the supplemental audio files while following the text on the page. And [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory. The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancee, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend [...]
 
Book: Dragons of China Picture Book - Dragon Pictures and an introduction to Chinese Dragons for children by Christina Huo
Dragons of China Picture Book, a children's book about dragons, is a fascinating window into the world of dragons in Chinese and other Asian cultures with beautiful images and insightful descriptions. Written by Christina Huo, "Dragons of China Picture Book" is the first in her "Chinese Culture for Kids" series for children of all ages. Christina Huo grew up in China and now lives with her [...]
 
Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
LITTLE DID WE KNOW WHAT WE HAD LET OURSELVES IN FOR! These are the emails we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we taught. They were usually written only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to friends from whom nothing was held back. They describe the schools, the teachers, the students, places we visited, and the experiences [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History Book 1) (Chinese Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
" " 43 Now you can read Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni in Chinese language edition! In the year 43 CE Roman rule in Britain seemed absolutely certain -- until a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul met King Prasutagus of the Iceni to change history forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most [...]
 
Book: Joshua's Revenge by Richard L. Wren
Joshua is a world renowned Martial Arts expert working as a Yosemite Park Ranger. He is assigned the task of finding and eliminating a Chinese gang that is killing and eviscerating Yosemite Park bears for Chinese medicine and that have killed his Ranger partner. The chase ranges from the back woods of Yosemite to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown. Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and [...]
 
Book: Hopeless by William Munns
Hopeless is a thoroughbred race horse with a breeder pedigree so discouraging that the owner feels the name perfectly describes the stallion's racing prospects. But the owner, a Chinese American lady, knows the feeling of being written off as worthless. Medical problems forced her to have a hysterectomy when she was 17, and being unable to have children, she was deemed worthless as a prospective [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: American Panorama - A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States by Michael H. Collins
American Panorama provides a comprehensive up to date guide to the culture of the United States in 12 chapters for the citizen, citizenship applicant, businessperson, the civics, language and culture student and the traveler, particularly readers who have limited access to libraries. American Panorama is a concise encyclopedia informed by the latest scholarship and statistics. In easy language, [...]
 
Book: Taichi - The Story of a Chinese Master in America by Marc Meyer
A T'ai Chi Master embarks on a new life by moving to New York City in the mid 1960's but is surprised by the level of social unrest and violence he encounters. Told through the eyes of his young nephew, "Taichi" sends the reader through a New York besotted by the hippie movement, and provides a small glimpse into the hidden world of yesteryear's martial arts, practiced only in small enclaves of [...]
 
Book: Dark Eye of the Jaguar by Robert Mitchell
THEY KNEW NOTHING OF THE CURSE WHEN THEY FOUND THE JEWEL: A LARGE COLOMBIAN EMERALD EMBEDDED IN THE CENTRE OF A GOLD BISHOP'S CROSS. The cross had been hidden within a secret compartment in an antique mahogany writing box they had purchased at the Dirt Market in Beijing, in a compartment sealed for over a hundred years. And with the cross was an un nished letter, telling of a brass chest [...]
 
Book: Damaged Cargoes by David Turri
.The story unfolds during the summer and autumn of 1870. It begins on the China coast. The protagonist, Thaddeus Galt, a mission priest, discovers, in the hold of a junk stranded on a sandbar, the bodies of thirty Japanese children, drowned in a storm. The children originated in the port of Kobe. Galt goes to Kobe to find those responsible for this terrible crime, and the reader is drawn into the [...]
 
Book: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
FOR FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS THE TOMB OF THE CHINESE GENERAL HAD REMAINED HIDDEN BENEATH THE PALE YELLOW CLAY OF SHANXI PROVINCE. It lay undisturbed until a twelve-year-old boy fell through the roof. He kept its secret. Fifteen years later, now living in Australia, he tells his friend Charlie of the terror he felt when he had crashed down among the grave goods. Charlie convinces him that they should [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: Escape from America - An Introspective Journey from America into China… by Vinnie Apicella
On the surface, Escape from America is the story of an American aspiring to change his life and plan a future in China. Beneath the surface, however, this book features critical analysis of both countries in an effort to promote greater understanding. China, in spite of its long history, is still a very "young" country where development is slow and unsteady. Sure, we from the "West" can say we've [...]
 
Book: American Me? by Dennis Matranga
American Me? is the one book that will offend everyone-white, black, brown, yellow, green, red, or blue. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? American Me? says what's on the minds of millions, and though it is not politically correct, someone had to say it: Are you an American? Do you really want to be an American? What is an American?
 
Book: Swamp Fox (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
Swamp Fox is the story, the second of the trilogy, of a man, Francis Marion, who scarifices all for his country during the Revolutionary War. With his charisma and patriotism, he rallies southern freedom fighters into a small but effective force. Using guerrilla tactics, he strikes the enemy when and where they least expect and then disappears into the dangerous southern swamps.
 
Book: Barer of the Ghost Nation (Squad V) by John Steiner
Squad V series - Book 3 - Shattered by hard economic times St. Louis lays atop an older city whose people died out centuries ago, save for Wanniukaga who wanders its urban decay to this day. Locked in a struggle to preserve his people's traditions and adapt to accelerating change the healer must balance his many personalities. Two homeless teenagers befriend and help Wanniukaga through difficult [...]
 
Book: The American Crusade - A Political Thriller by Mark Spivak
A power-hungry vice president, a bad batch of shady intelligence, and a sinister plot to destroy Western civilization. Just another day in America. On May 1, 2001, a group of radical Islamic terrorists crash a Boeing 737 jet airliner into the Mall of America and Vice President Robert Hornsby knows his moment is coming. The attack kills three thousand American citizens and throws an entire nation [...]
 
Book: Medicine Man I - The Chief of All Time by S.R. Howen
Shannon Running Deer is American Indian by blood, he has forsaken his people's ancient ways to embrace the "modern" world as a wealthy, highly successful trauma surgeon. His comfortable existence begins to unravel when, seemingly by chance, Shannon finds himself gradually drawn into the past. Pursued by an ancient evil, he knows he can change the future, if he can survive the past. In the [...]
 
Book: Songs for Indian Medicine by Mitch Battese
Songs for Indian Medicine is a riveting and perplexing story of the fragmentation of American Indian communities, families and culture. Written by an American Indian counselor and psychotherapist, the story merges the complex lives of three women and their families in a way that leads the reader into a maze of Native life on and off Indian reservations. The reader is challenged to separate [...]
 
Book: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Reigan, a young neurologist from Shanghai discovers a naked woman in the morgue of his hospital, her skin is completely covered in fish scales. Desperate to be cured of her rare disease, the mysterious patient unveils a terrible secret she has carried for decades. Her revelation shatters his world, as she begins to recap her tragic, horrifying memories. Within the next 24 hours while a great [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: THE BEIJING MEMORANDUM - America's Worst Nightmare - The Chinese People's Republic of Mexico by JB Morris
Make no mistake: the China threat is real. From the heavily guarded Zhongnanhai compound in Beijing, Situation Room at the White House, FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C., and the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City comes the breathtaking THE BEIJING MEMORANDUM. Former Marine Gunnery Sergeant Moses Remington. Moses knew terror firsthand. He saw it during his combat deployments in Fallujah, Iraq, and [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: Spirit of the Mountain (Spirit Trilogy Book 1) by Paty Jager
Book One of the Native American Spirit Trilogy. Evil spirits, star-crossed lovers, and duty...which will prevail? Wren, the daughter of a Nimiipuu chief, loves the mountain and her people the Lake Nimmipuu. When a warrior from the enemy Blackleg tribe asks for her hand in marriage to bring peace between the tribes, she knows it is how she must fulfill her vision quest. But she is torn between [...]
 
Book: Paths Less Travelled of a Scholar Warrior (Spy) Teacher Healer by Hon K. Lee
A personal memoir by Hon K. Lee describing his adventures: growing up in New York's Chinatown; being a combat Marine; running CIA clandestine operations; teaching Chinese martial arts; and treating patients with Chinese medicine and acupuncture. His story begins with Lee as a scrawny runt in a Chinese immigrant family. He gets bullied so often he yearns to be like the kung fu heroes he sees in [...]
 
Book: American Voices by Zeena Nackerdien
American suburbs are populated with mostly white and wealthy residents, white picket fences, and children preparing themselves for corporate positions at Ivy-league schools. Connecticut certainly fits this profile, as it is often cited as a state with the densest concentration of wealth in the USA. But labels or hashtags can be misleading, especially in an age when voices tend to congregate in [...]
 
Book: The Color of My Soul by Melanie S Hatter
Kira Franklin, a black newspaper reporter in Southwest Virginia in 1993, begins to question her own culture when she pursues a story on a local Cherokee community raising money to reclaim ancestral lands. The Harper family is part of a long line of Cherokee tribe leaders, and their knowledge and devotion to retaining their history make Kira long for a sense of place, a sense of self. But the [...]
 
Book: Cedar Woman (The Cedar Woman Saga Book 1) by Debra Shiveley Welch
Winner of the Best Native American Fiction Award, and the first book of the Cedar Woman Saga, Cedar Woman is a powerful book filled with courage, romance and the beliefs, ceremonies and language of the Lakota Sioux. Volume II of the Cedar Woman Saga: Book Excellence Finalist and New Apple Award winner "Spirit Woman." When tragedy threatens her family's future, Lena Cedar Woman Catcher takes their [...]
 
Book: Storykeeper (Nine-Rivers Valley) by Daniel A. Smith
"A stunning novel and a joy to read" Helen Hollick, Managing Editor - Historical Novel Society (Editor's Choice) "Smith writes fluidly, and the society he depicts is intriguingly complex." - Kirkus Reviews "Steeped in immediacy and vivid detail." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review The first recorded Europeans to cross the Mississippi River reached the western shore on June 18, [...]
 
Book: Feng Shui Every Day by Roy Anthony Shabla
Newly revised and updated. This is a practical feng shui book anyone can use. Simple, clear ideas about architecture that will change your life. Includes secret information most masters will not reveal. Do not buy or remodel a house without it. This book is your most important purchase during difficult economic times. Highly praised by feng shui experts. Feng shui is the ancient science of [...]
 
Book: Atomic Renaissance - American Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s and 1950s by Jeffrey Marks
America in the 1950s was a place of Eisenhower, the Korean Conflict, McCarthy, and Sputnik. Women found themselves trapped into a mold of Donna Reed and June Cleaver, marginalized by the hyper-masculinity of the age. Mystery fiction had become a male bastion as well, promoting hardboiled private eye novels and spy fiction. It would be another three decades before groups to promote equality [...]
 
Book: Old Men Don't Cry - A Hong Kong Tale of Sorrow by Tim I. Gurung
Chan Hong was alone since the day he could remember. His father was a drunkard, his mother was a gambler, and they were never around at home. He learned everything from Uncle Seven while working at his small store. Eddie Ko and Tsang Adele were his only friends from the high school and they did almost everything together as a team. Chan Hong always wanted to be a police officer. When his mother [...]
 
Book: Dapper Carter's 8 Rules of Dating by Alan Mitchell
If you want to laugh out loud at a true player who gets his or have ever wondered what a man goes through after he gets his heart broken then this book is for you. This ain't no self help book! What they're saying about Dapper Carter... Fifty Shades of Awesome! 5 Stars "Grabbed me in from the first chapter. It's so refreshing to read relationship challenges from a man's perspective and the [...]
 


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