Search Results: "Ghia Xiong"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 6, 1998

"These often painful stories expand on the cultural collision described by Anne Fadiman in The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (1997)."
An oral history that strongly conveys the searing social and emotional upheavals faced by tens of thousands of Hmong people who have fled communist Laos to live in this country. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CLAY GENERAL by Kim  Xiong
by Kim Xiong, illustrated by Kim Xiong, translated by Clarissa Yu Shen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"In future volumes, the Chinese should be placed on the relevant pages to facilitate bilingual use. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Leading an artistic workshop in China, two brothers, an illustrator and a storyteller have worked with their co-artists and their translator to create books to bring Chinese folklore and arts to English-speaking countries. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON TRIBE by Kim  Xiong
by Kim Xiong, illustrated by Kim Xiong, translated by Clarissa Yu Shen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Although the pedigree of the artistic team brings authenticity, they may not yet have the knack of creating books for the U.S. picture-book market. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Taking themes from traditional tales, this original story tells of an ancient group that evolves from being Dragon Slayers to the "Dragon Tribe" (a name that has sometimes been used for the Central Chinese people who lived near the Yellow River). Read full book review >

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Heavenly Khan by Victor Cunrui Xiong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"An engrossing fictionalized history that examines an ingenious and powerful Chinese ruler."
Xiong (The A to Z of Medieval China, 2010, etc.) tells the story of Chinese Emperor Taizong of Tang in this historical novel.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 1, 2008

"A gorgeous book for a globalized world."
Right in time for the Year of the Ox comes a tale about a little boy and his paper horse, penned and illustrated by the Brothers Xiong, China's modern-day answer to the Brothers Grimm. Read full book review >