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DK Eyewitness Books Ancient China

Author : Arthur Cotterell
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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days in the early years of the 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese, an early irrigation machine, a set of antique acupuncture needles, the beautiful implements used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese house was constructed, why tombs were filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant''s job entailed. Discover why emperors were known as Sons of Heaven, what kinds of weapons were used in early battles, why families worshiped their ancestors, how fishermen used bivas to catch fish, and much, much more. Discover the history of Imperial China - from the Great Wall to the days of the last emperor.

Ancient China

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Become an eyewitness to the story of an incredible land and its people, from the B.C Bronze Age to the end of the great Qing Empire in the 20th century. Discover what kind of weapons were used in early battles, find out about the fabled Silk Route and see the remarkable tools used for Chinese calligraphy. Easily accessible for projects and general reference, this spectacular and informative guide will bring the history of ancient China to life.

Ancient China

Author : Arthur Cotterell
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Photographs and artwork chronicle three thousand years of Chinese history, from the earliest dynasty to the twentieth century, and examine some of the contributions China has made to the world.

Ancient Chinese Civilization

Author : Todd Van Pelt
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This book takes a deep dive into the world's longest continuous civilization, examining both myth and fact—from the dawn of farming and the early bronze-makers, to the great dynasties that united China. Stunningly illustrated historical pages and carefully retold myths introduce young readers to the glories, riches, romance, and mystery of Chinese civilization. Includes sections on creation myths, gods, society, religion, agriculture, medicine, daily life, art, entertainment, war and weapons, inventions and construction, trade, and education, writing, and literature.

DK Eyewitness Books Modern China

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Be an eyewitness to the home of over 1 billion people China, the world's largest country, is set to become the superpower of the 21st century. See the dazzling array of peoples, places and cultures that make up this rapidly changing nation. Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD shows and tells you everything you need to know about China. "I am a big fan of these... They are brilliantly visual” “There isn’t a child that would be able to resist picking that up” Reader Reviews

Ancient China

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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Uncover some of the most chilling practices in ancient China. This book explores all the gruesome details, from rituals and rites to battles and sieges, with a detail that young readers will love! Prepare to be horrified by the customs and culture of the ancient Chinese!

The Ancient Chinese

Author : Jessica Cohn
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Readers learn about ancient Chinese culture, including the arts, foods, philosophies and architecture. They can also reproduce Chinese symbols such as lanterns and dragons through art projects.

China Land of the Emperor s Great Wall

Author : Mary Pope Osborne
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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are some other Chinese traditions? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Chinese history and culture. Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

DK Eyewitness Travel

Author : Peter Neville-Hadley
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Discusses lodging, dining, and entertainment in Beijing and Shanghai, along with information on trip planning, security, and shopping.

Continua of Biliteracy

Author : Prof. Nancy H. Hornberger
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Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers in designing, carrying out, and evaluating educational programs for the development of bilingual and multilingual learners, each program adapted to its own specific context, media, and contents.

Titanic

Author : Simon Adams
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Detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.

Eyewitness Crystal Gem

Author : R. F. Symes
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Describes how crystals form in nature, how crystals are grown artificially, and how crystals are used in industry. Numerous color photos with text identify the various gemstones.

Technology

Author : Roger Francis Bridgman
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Photographs and text explore the many aspects of the science and art of making and using things.

Astronomy

Author : Kristen Lippincott
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Looks at the history of astronomy, identitifies important astronomers, and summarizes what is known about the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Los Angeles

Author : Catherine Gerber
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Los Angeles is the ultimate Top 10 guide which will lead you straight to the best attractions that this huge city has to offer. Whether you are looking for hip bars on the Sunset Strip or the best parks and gardens, shopping streets or beaches in Los Angeles, this guide is the perfect travel companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 outdoor pursuits to the Top 10 places to see and be seen and to save you time and money, there is even a list of budget tips and the Top 10 things to avoid. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Los Angeles is packed with numerous illustrations, providing the insider knowledge that every visitor needs on a trip to this thrilling city. Explore every corner effortlessly using maps included within the guide. Your guide to the Top 10 best of everything in Los Angeles.

Music

Author : Neil Ardley
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A close-up look at the world of music discusses the history of music and the development of the diverse types of wind, percussion, brass, string, and electronic instruments--from early panpipes to high-tech synthesizers.

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Author : Susanna Van Rose
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Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.

Children s Books in Print 2007

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Inventions A Visual Encyclopedia

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"Explores the greatest inventions and inventors through the ages"--Back cover.

Eyewitness Travel Guides Umbria

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. This guidebook reveals the magnificence of China's greatest sights, including in-depth coverage of the Forbidden City and terra-cotta soldiers. It provides expert tips for visiting the Great Wall, cruising through the stunning Yangtze Three Gorges, and exploring the ultramodern cities of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Explore China's cultural heritage through richly illustrated features on everything from the Beijing Opera to Confucianism, calligraphy, and the cult of Mao. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China . * Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. * Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. * Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. * Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. * Area maps marked with sights. * Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation. * Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. * Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China truly shows you this country as no one else can. Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Beijing, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing , which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time in the city. Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.