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

Mabel Jones And The Forbidden City

Author : Will Mabbitt
ISBN : 9780141355337
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Mabel Jones is ready for her second unlikely adventure - another hilarious story by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Ross Collins. What would you do if hungry vines emerged from your wardrobe and stole your baby sister? If you're Mabel Jones and afraid of nothing, you'd follow! Between Mabel and her goal is a dangerous jungle, filled with deadly monsters and poisoned jelly babies. Can she defeat the Witch Queen and rescue her sister, or is this the last we'll see of Mabel Jones . . .? This ebook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices.
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

Tarzan And The Forbidden City

Author : Edgar Rice Burroughs
ISBN : 9780575128248
Genre : Fiction
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Tarzan cared little for the fate of adventurer Brian Gregory, drawn to the legendary city of Ashair by the rumor of the Father of Diamonds, the world's hugest gem. But to the ape-man the tie of friendship was unbreakable, and Paul d'Arnot's pleas moved him to agree to guide the expedition Gregory's father and sister organized for his rescue. The enigmatic Atan Thome was also obsessed with the Father of Diamonds, and planted agents in the Gregory safari to spy out its route and sabotage its efforts. Both parties reached their goal, remote Ashair . . . as prisoners of its priests, doomed to die in loathsome rites.
Category: Fiction

Leading The Common Core Initiative A Guide For K 5 School Librarians

Author : Carl A. Harvey II
ISBN : 9781610694926
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Defining both the Common Core Standards and the school librarian's role in their implementation, this book offers ready-to-use lesson plans and other tools for grades K–5 and identifies opportunities for collaborative teaching. • Defines the Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics • Draws parallels to American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards • Discusses the impact of the CCSS on specific aspects of library administration, such as policies and collection management • Examines how CCSS affects classroom and collaborative instruction in the library • Identifies opportunities for the librarian to help in staff development in the CCSS
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

China Dolls

Author : Lisa See
ISBN : 9781408853269
Genre : Fiction
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It's 1938 and the exclusive Oriental nightclub in San Francisco's Forbidden City is holding auditions for showgirls. In the dark, scandalous glamour of the club, three girls from very different backgrounds stumble into each other lives. All the girls have secrets. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl, has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family which has deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. Then, in a heartbeat, everything changes. The Japanese attack Pearl Harbor and paranoia, suspicion, and a shocking act of betrayal, threaten to destroy their lives.
Category: Fiction

The Forbidden City

Author : Bill Gunn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008113156
Genre : American drama
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Category: American drama

Archangel S Kiss

Author : Nalini Singh
ISBN : 110118499X
Genre : Fiction
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View our feature on Nalini Singh’s Archangel's Kiss.New York Times bestselling author of Angels' Blood Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux wakes from a year-long coma to find that she has become an angel-and that her lover, the stunningly dangerous archangel Raphael, likes having her under his control. But almost immediately, Raphael must ready Elena for a flight to Beijing, to attend a ball thrown by the archangel Lijuan. Ancient and without conscience, Lijuan's power lies with the dead. And she has organized the most perfect and most vicious of welcomes for Elena...
Category: Fiction

Desperately Seeking Paradise

Author : Ziauddin Sardar
ISBN : 9781847086839
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ziauddin Sardar, one of the foremost Muslim intellectuals in Britain, learned the Koran at his mother's knee in Pakistan. As a young student in London he set out to grasp the meaning of his religion, and, hopefully, to find 'paradise', his quest leading him throughout the Muslim world, from Iran to China to Turkey. Along the way he accepts that he may never reach paradise - but it's the journey that's important. At a time when the view of Islam in the West is so often distorted and simplistic, Desperately Seeking Paradise - self-mocking, frank and passionate - is essential reading.
Category: Biography & Autobiography