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Tsu, Jing

Summary: "After a meteoric rise, China today is one of the world's most powerful nations. Just a century ago, it was a crumbling empire, with literacy reserved for the elite few. In Kingdom of Characters, Jing Tsu argues that China's greatest and most daunting challenge was a linguistic one. Just as important as China's technological and industrial advances and political maneuvers was the century-long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.11 TSU

Rowley, Michael

Summary: Japanese written characters, or kanji, have their origin in a picture-language developed in ancient China. Over time this language evolved into stylized abstract forms that are hard to memorize. In "Kanji Pict-o-graphix", Michael Rowley offers a whole new set of contemporary visual and textual memory aids -- mnemonics -- that reveal the meanings of over 1,000 Japanese kanji. -- From publisher's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Bridge Press 1992

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD JAPANESE ROW

Aria, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 ARI

Wieger, Léon

Contents: Introductory [sic] -- Etymological lessons -- Index of all the usual groups -- Appendix: Old graphies [sic] -- List of the 858 phonetics -- Phonetic series -- Lexicon by order of sounds : the Wade system -- Lexicon by order of radicals -- List of difficult characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paragon Book Reprint 1965

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.1 WIE

Lee, Huy Voun.

Summary: Xiao Ming shows the new Chinese characters he has learned to write to his friends during a visit to a farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN JAP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 495.6321 LEA

Niemann, Christoph.

Summary: When Lin's beloved pet dragon disappears, she searches for him far and wide until a witch helps her to reach the dragon's new home. Introduces a different Chinese character on each step of Lin's adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Nie

Brown, Waka Takahashi

Summary: When twelve-year-old Waka's parents suspect she cannot understand the basic Japanese they speak to her, they make a drastic decision to send her to Tokyo to live for several months with her grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Niemann, Christoph.

Summary: When Lin's beloved pet dragon disappears, she searches for him far and wide until a witch helps her to reach the dragon's new home. Introduces a different Chinese character on each step of Lin's adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NIE

Hargreaves, Adam

Summary: "Little Miss Neat is having a Chinese New Year party with traditional decorations, a New Year's Eve feast, and the next day there will even be a dragon dance. What could possibly go wrong?!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Berlitz International, Inc. (COR)/ Demarest, Chris L. (ILT)

Summary: Provides over one thousand entries for terms in English and Chinese, with all Chinese words written in both Chinese characters and pinyin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ingram Pub Services 2011

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J CHINESE 495.1 MAN

Amery, Heather

Summary: One thousand Chinese words in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin accompanied by an illustration and as part of a larger central picture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2014

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Goldstein, Peggy

Summary: Explains how Chinese writing developed and demonstrates how to write seventy-five Chinese characters, using detailed instructions and examples.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PACIV 0000

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J CHINESE 495.11 GOL

Summary: When learning any language-especially one as different from English as Chinese is-it's always good to start with the basics. From "Hello" and "Goodbye" to "Happy holiday!" and the best ways to identify one's self by name, this program introduces beginning Chinese speakers to practical vocabulary and phrasing techniques. Cultural topics include: how Chinese children learn to speak and write...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Lee, Vickie

Summary: "Using the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, this bright and appealing board book introduces the youngest of readers to the names of animals in both English and Chinese, using Chinese characters alongside their pinyin (romanized spelling)."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD LEE

Liu, Na

Summary: A young girl describes her experiences growing up in China, beginning with the death of Chairman Mao in 1976.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2012

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Yee, Sennah

Summary: A day in Chinatown takes an unexpected turn when a bored little girl makes a connection with her grandpa. May isn't having fun on her trip through Chinatown with her grandfather. Gong Gong doesn't speak much English, and May can't understand Chinese. She's hungry, and bored with Gong Gong's errands. Plus, it seems like Gong Gong's friends are making fun of her! But just when May can't take any...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG YEE

Nguyen, Dustin

Summary: On Valentine's Day, the Joker finds himself in need of Batman's rescue when he is unexpectedly pursued by Gotham's love-sick women--then during the Lunar New Year's celebration Robin takes on the case of a stolen artifact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 NGU

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