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Chinn, Karen

Summary: Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chinese New Year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 1995

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHI

Hoffman, Mary

Summary: When her grandmother takes in a stranded family at Christmas, Grace is reluctant to share her favorite holiday with strangers, even though the visiting family includes a "real live ballerina."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE HOF

Haas, Jessie.

Summary: Twins Kiera and Fran have never agreed on anything but when their dream comes true and their father surprises them with a pony, they must learn to work together to care for their new pet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HAA

Jackson, Garnet.

Summary: A simple biography of George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE JAC

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

Summary: Jenna, a member of the Muscogee, or Creek, Nation, borrows jingles from the dresses of several friends and relatives so that she can perform the jingle dance at the powwow. Includes a note about the jingle dance tradition and its regalia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SMI

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WU

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ASS

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DRA