Oranges On Golden Mountain

Author: Elizabeth Partridge
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442055728
Size: 63.36 MB
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Oranges On Golden Mountain from the Author: Elizabeth Partridge. When hard times fall on his family, Jo Lee is sent from China to San Francisco, where he helps his uncle fish and dreams of being reunited with his mother and sister.

Moon Glowing

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Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
ISBN: 0525468730
Size: 55.40 MB
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Moon Glowing from the Author: . As winter approaches, the squirrel, beaver, big bear, and bat prepare to settle in for the cold days ahead in their own unique way, in a picture book with rhythmic text and full-color illustrations.

Annie And Bo And The Big Surprise

Author: Elizabeth Partridge
Publisher: Dutton Childrens Books
ISBN: 9780525467281
Size: 47.95 MB
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Annie And Bo And The Big Surprise from the Author: Elizabeth Partridge. Bo bakes a full moon cake as a surprise for his friend Annie, but the outcome is unexpected.

The Three Golden Oranges

Author: Alma Flor Ada
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481443070
Size: 69.50 MB
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The Three Golden Oranges from the Author: Alma Flor Ada. Far on the other side of the mountains, next to an enchanted castle, grows a tree with three golden oranges. It is there that the three brothers -- Santiago, Tomás, and Matías -- must journey if they wish to find a wife. Once they reach their destination, the brothers must carefully pick the oranges and bring them back to the old woman who lives in a cave on the cliffs overlooking the sea. But, "In order to find your wives, you will need to work together," the old woman has said. "Woe to you if you do not follow my advice!" Each of the brothers wants something different. Santiago wants a wife who is beautiful. Tomás wants one who is both rich and beautiful. But Matías, the youngest brother, longs for a woman who is kind, joyful, and loving...someone he could love very much in return. Will the brothers be able to avert misfortune by working together? Will they be strong enough to break the spell that a wicked sorcerer has placed on the castle? Master storyteller Alma Flor Ada offers a poetic and magical retelling of a well-loved traditional story about Blancaflor, a mythical young woman who appears in various stories throughout the Hispanic world. Reg Cartwright's boldly colorful and exquisitely stylized art is a perfect accompaniment.

Authors In The Kitchen

Author: Sharron L. McElmeel
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591582380
Size: 34.80 MB
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Authors In The Kitchen from the Author: Sharron L. McElmeel. Stir up a batch of storybook treats with recipes contributed by 50 beloved children's authors, and learn more about their lives and work.

The Golden Mountain

Author: Easurk Emsen Charr
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252065132
Size: 75.79 MB
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The Golden Mountain from the Author: Easurk Emsen Charr. At the age of ten and unaccompanied by any adult, Easurk Charr came to Hawaii in 1904, a convert to Christianity who hoped to earn enough money to acquire an education and return to his native Korea as a medical missionary. The Golden Mountain is Charr's story of his early years in Korea, his migration to Hawaii and the mainland, and the joys and pain of his life as one of some seven thousand Koreans who migrated to the United States between 1903 and 1905. Charr tells eloquently of his difficulties in becoming a naturalized citizen, even after serving in the army, of his sergeant's encouragement of his quest for citizenship, his return to San Francisco and a job in a cousin's barbershop during the Depression, and of the American Legion's help when his Korean-born wife was threatened with deportation proceedings after her student visa expired. After becoming a naturalized citizen, Charr took the civil service examination and, for the remainder of his working life, was employed by the U.S. government, first in Nevada and then in Portland, Oregon. The introduction and annotations by Wayne Patterson provide a broader perspective on both Charr and the Korean immigrant experience.

On Gold Mountain

Author: Lisa See
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101910089
Size: 57.74 MB
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On Gold Mountain from the Author: Lisa See. Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.

The Orange And The Dream Of California

Author: David Boule
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781883318628
Size: 63.29 MB
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The Orange And The Dream Of California from the Author: David Boule. A lively, literary and extraordinary visual look at the symbiotic and highly smbolic relationship between the Golden State and its 'golden apple'. Untold thousandsa of adventurers and health-seekers came West in the late C19th and early C20th, lured by postcards of orange blossoms on now-capped mountains. The orange became a symbol of everything California promised, and California became the centre of the Orange Empire. In 176 pages, author David Boule shares the absorbing story of the orange and its impact on the culture of California.

What Do Children And Young Adults Read Next

Author: Janis Ansell
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787648008
Size: 38.43 MB
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What Do Children And Young Adults Read Next from the Author: Janis Ansell. Lists books by subject and title and recommends what book children and young adults should read next based on their previous likes and dislikes.

From Desert Sands To Golden Oranges

Author: Helmut Glenk
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1412035066
Size: 38.34 MB
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From Desert Sands To Golden Oranges from the Author: Helmut Glenk. German pioneers who developed settlements and businesses in Palestine - revolutionising agricultural production during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Their ventures contributed significantly to the modernisation of Palestine and ultimately Israel.