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A collection of Chinese tales includes nine stories based on authentic sources, including three-hundred-year-old novels, actual historical figures and events, and Chinese opera

Hardcover:

9780374312411, titled "The Chi-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories" | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of Chinese tales includes nine stories based on authentic sources, including three-hundred-year-old novels, actual historical figures and events, and Chinese opera

Reinforced:

9780606132619, titled "The Ch'I-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories" | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1997), cover price $14.70 | About this edition: A collection of Chinese tales includes nine stories based on authentic sources, including three-hundred-year-old novels, actual historical figures and events, and Chinese opera

Prebinding:

9781439518519, titled "The Ch'i-lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.95 | also contains The Ch'I-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories

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Taking her father's place when the Emperor calls his vassals to war, Mu Lan serves so faithfully that she is received by the Emperor himself, and when she returns home, her comrades are astonished that she is a woman. Reissue.
By Jeanne M. Lee (editor)

School and Library:

9781886910003 | Reissue edition (Front Street Inc, April 30, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A traditional Chinese folk song about a girl called Mu-lan who joined the army to substitute for her father

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After her father dies, a young Chinese woman struggles to survive and finds she has much in common with an old hunchbacked woman known for the bitter-melon and shrimp dumplings she brings to market each day.

Hardcover:

9780374399665 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After her father dies, a young Chinese woman struggles to survive and finds she has much in common with an old hunchbacked woman in her village.

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A statue of Buddha comes to life to relay six amusing parables, or Jatakas, to several animals, including a monkey, a lion, a jackal, and a dove, who have taken shelter in his temple during a monsoon.

School and Library:

9780374335489 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1999, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A retelling of six Jatakas, or birth stories, which illustrate some of the central tenets of Buddha's teachings, such as compassion, honesty, and thinking clearly before acting.

Although she cannot speak or hear, Lotus trains as a Khmer court dancer and becomes eloquent in dancing out the legends of the gods

Hardcover:

9780374369118 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Although she cannot speak or hear, Lotus trains as a Khmer court dancer and becomes eloquent in dancing out the legends of the gods.

Paperback:

9780374466466 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1994), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Although she cannot speak or hear, Lotus trains as a Khmer court dancer and becomes eloquent in dancing out the legends of the gods

Reinforced:

9780606081634 | Demco Media, September 1, 1994, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: Although she cannot speak or hear, Lotus trains as a Khmer court dancer and becomes eloquent in dancing out the legends of the gods

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In a tale inspired by the fourth century B.C. writings of Chinese philosopher Chuang Tzu, a boy dreams that he is a butterfly, and as a butterfly, he dreams that he is a boy.

Hardcover:

9780374310035 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1993, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A boy in long-ago China sees the world around him from a butterfly's point of view.

Retells the Chinese legend of the Weaver Princess who came down from heaven to marry a mortal, a love story represented in the stars of the Milky Way.

Paperback:

9780805013610 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

School and Library:

9780805002171 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

Reinforced:

9780606044653 | Demco Media, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.20 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

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Toad leads a group of animals to ask the King of Heaven to send rain to the parched earth

Paperback:

9780805011470 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, August 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Toad leads a group of animals to ask the King of Heaven to send rain to the parched earth

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On the day of Thanh-Minh--a day reserved in Vietnam for honoring one's ancestors--Nan and her family journey to the graveyard to pesent offerings, and there they encounter Ba-Nam, the elderly, somewhat sinister, female graveskeeper

School and Library:

9780805001693 | Henry Holt & Co, May 1, 1987, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A young Vietnamese girl visiting the graves of her ancestors finds the old gravekeeper frightening until a severe storm reveals to her the old woman's kindness.

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Toad leads a group of animals to ask the King of Heaven to send rain to the parched earth.

Hardcover:

9780805011463 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1985, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The ancient Vietnamese folktale of a toad's struggle with the King of Heaven to make it rain on his parched lily pad

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The youngest daughter of the Dragon King is given a magic twig to aid the men building the Great Wall of China

School and Library:

9780030635236 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 1983), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A sea princess who wishes to lessen the hardships of the poor laborers employed in building the Great Wall of China seeks help from the Goddess of Mercy.

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