YOU WOULDN T WANT TO BE IN THE FORBIDDEN CITY

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You Wouldn T Want To Be In The Forbidden City

Author : Jacqueline Morley
ISBN : 0531169014
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Humorous description of life for the inhabitants of Beijing's Forbidden City, formerly home of China's Emperors.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Forbidden City

Author : William Bell
ISBN : 9780385674126
Genre : Fiction
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Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing. Once there, Alex finds himself on his own in Tian An Men Square as desperate students fight the Chinese army for their freedom. Separated from his father and carrying illegal videotapes, Alex must trust the students to help him escape. Closely based on eyewitness accounts of the massacre in Beijing, Forbidden City is a powerful and frightening story. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Mabel Jones And The Forbidden City

Author : Will Mabbitt
ISBN : 9780451471970
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Witch Queen takes Mabel Jones' sister hostage, hoping to lure Mabel to the Forbidden City where she can settle a score using black magic, and on her journey the young heroine encounters an arrogant fox and a ferocious jungle millipede, as well as some old friends.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Forbidden City

Author : Alex Archer
ISBN : 9781552549599
Genre : Fiction
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A stunning artifact holds the key to an untapped power of global destruction— While working on a dig in the California wilderness, archaeologist-adventurer Annja Creed uncovers evidence of a tragedy that's linked to Chinese miners during the days of the Gold Rush. A sudden attack on the site by shadow if gures drives Annja to if nd the connection to a mysterious buried city in China. Lured by legends of gold, betrayal and the vengeance of a Han Dynasty overlord, Annja travels on the Orient Express, battling avaricious treasure hunters and a modern-day descendant of an ancient league of assassins. Her adversaries will stop at nothing to stake their claim on the fabled lost city, where a Han leader's dark past promises doom for those who dare to reveal its evil power.
Category: Fiction

Treasure Hunters Secret Of The Forbidden City

Author : James Patterson
ISBN : 9780316299862
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Kidds--treasure hunting family extraordinaire--are heading to China, on a journey that will lead them beyond the Great Wall and into the underbelly of Berlin. Bick and Beck Kidd are desperately trying to secure the ancient Chinese artifact that will buy their mother's freedom from renegade pirates. But when the kidnappers force them to locate an even greater treasure--priceless paintings stolen by Nazis, the Kidds must rely on their own cunning and experience to outwit the criminals, all while their mom's life is on the line.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

What Was It Like Mr Emperor

Author : Chiu Kwong-chiu
ISBN : 0989377660
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Have you ever wondered what it was like to be the Emperor of China? In this book, readers will get the chance to ask the emperor all the questions they might have about life in the Forbidden City. How was the emperor chosen? What was school like? How did he celebrate his birthday? Who were his friends? What were his favorite foods? How hard did he have to work? Could he be punished? Through fun and engaging stories reader will journey through the average life of an emperor and learn about the people who lived in the palace, including the prince who fought off a rebel invasion, the palace maids who lived in the Inner Court, the emperor who ruled twice, and the emperor who loved crickets. This book can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, with lively illustrations that encourage reader interaction.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Avoid Working In The Forbidden City

Author : Jacqueline Morley
ISBN : 1905638574
Genre : China
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You are a hard-working student in 18th-century China, aiming for a glittering career as a court official. You will have to study hard, and must always remember your place. Will the rewards of the job be worth the effort? The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like working in the Forbidden City. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.
Category: China