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Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China

by:Young, Ed

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

Editions:40  Date:1989 - 2011  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books, Folklore, Fairy tales, Folk tales


Young Fu of the upper Yangtze

by:Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman, 1892-1958

In the 1920's a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.

Editions:96  Date:1932 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Historical fiction, Historical fiction



by:Kajikawa, Kimiko

A wealthy man in a Japanese village, who everyone calls Ojiisan, which means grandfather, sets fire to his rice fields to warn the innocent people of an approaching tsunami.

Editions:8  Date:2009 - 2011  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folklore, Picture books, Literature, Folklore


Yeh-Shen : a Cinderella story from China

by:Louie, Ai-Ling

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.

Editions:19  Date:1980 - 1999  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Folk tales, Folklore, Folk tales, Picture books


Wabi Sabi

by:Reibstein, Mark

Wabi Sabi, a cat living in the city of Kyoto, learns about the Japanese concept of beauty through simplicity as she asks various animals she meets about the meaning of her name.

Editions:7  Date:2008 - 2009  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books


I wish I were a butterfly

by:Howe, James, 1946-

The littlest cricket of Swampswallow Pond is convinced only by the Wise Old One that being special has nothing to do with physical metamorphosis, flashy colors, or shimmering wings.

Editions:12  Date:1987 - 2009  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books


The girl who loved the wind

by:Yolen, Jane

Though her father seeks to protect her from all unpleasant things, a young princess is intrigued by the voice of the wind that tells her of worlds beyond the palace walls.

Editions:16  Date:1972 - 2009  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Juvenile works, Fairy tales, Fairy tales


Bo Rabbit smart for true : folktales from the Gullah

by:Jaquith, Priscilla

TOC: Bo Rabbit smart for true. -- Alligator's Sunday suit. -- Bo Rabbit's hide-and-seek. -- Rattlesnake's word.

Editions:11  Date:1980 - 1995  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Folklore, Folklore, Juvenile works, Picture books


Goodbye, geese

by:Carlstrom, Nancy White

A father describes the coming winter to his little girl.

Editions:6  Date:1991 - 1992  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Picture books


Oscar Wilde's The happy prince

by:Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

A beautiful, golden, jewel-studded statue and a little swallow give all they have to help the poor.

Editions:10  Date:1989 - 2012  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales


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