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ancient china?

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message 1: by Todd (new)

Todd (dannychamp) | 4 comments Anybody know any YA books set in ancient china? MUCH appreciated!


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elissa (LibrarianElissa) | 16 comments BOUND by Donna Jo Napoli is a re-telling of the traditional Chinese Cinderella story, set in China a very long time ago. I'm not sure how old it has to be to be considered ancient. THE KITE RIDER by Geraldine McCaughrean is set in 13th c. China, which probably isn't ancient, but certainly a long time ago. The 2nd is more middle grade/middle school, but I'm sure there are high schoolers who would enjoy it, too. BOUND is definite YA.


message 3: by Todd (new)

Todd (dannychamp) | 4 comments so helpful, elissa-- thank you!!


message 4: by elissa (new)

elissa (LibrarianElissa) | 16 comments glad to hear it! :)


message 5: by Connie (new)

Connie (sfgirlreads) Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon is a fantasy ancient china story and recently published.


message 6: by Nancy (new)

Nancy | 4 comments Chen, Da. Wandering Warrior. Delacorte Press, 2003 Eleven-year-old Luka, destined to become the future emperor of China, is trained in the ways of the kung fu wandering warriors by the wise monk Atami.




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