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Ying Chang Compestine

3.81 of 5 Votes: 5
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A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts: A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales (2009)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Don't miss these stories! The Chinese take their ghosts seriously but their ghosts are different from American ghosts. There is much more lurid, gory detail than I would have expected in these stories, but my Chinese friend says they are a wonderful window into Chinese culture....
The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale (2011)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I actually read "The Runaway Wok" a year ago with my 5th grade students. We chose the book, read it, deconstructed it, and turned it into a play for the class to perform. It was a big hit! The kids liked the cute, whimsical illustrations, as well as the funny little wok, with a s...
Crouching Tiger (2011)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: As Ming Da gets used to his grandfather's presence he asks to be taught the Kung Fu he sees his grandfather practising in the backyard. Instead of learning the kicks and punches he expects, Ming Da learns to stand still. he is disappointed, but eventually learns that self-discipl...
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