Ellen Weisberg; Ken Yoffe All Across China

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All Across China

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As part of an exciting new children's geography series, ALL ACROSS CHINA, provides a tour of China's 34 provinces, municipalities, and other regions. As with FRIENDS AND MATES IN FIFTY STATES, ALL ACROSS CANADA, and ALL ACROSS EUROPE, Ellen Weisberg, Ph.D. and Ken Yoffe, M.D. once again provide an entertaining and educational way for the whole family to learn about one of the world's most important and interesting countries. Using the mnemonic devices of clever rhymes and naming characters after the provincial capitals, ALL ACROSS CHINA also includes endless fun facts and charming artwork to answer such questions as: --Where are the Terracotta Warriors? --What do they mean by Sichuan, Hunan, and Cantonese food? --Where can one see the Great Wall of China? --What do Xi, Dong, Bei, and Nan mean?
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China is the world's fourth largest country and, with over a billion people, has the largest population. It is full of breathtaking mountains and rivers, fascinating animals and crops, and many different cultures and languages. Join Cai, Na, Ning, Song, and dozens of their friends on a trip ALL ACROSS CHINA!--
ALL ACROSS CHINA is a mnemonic-filled learning/teaching tool geared first and foremost toward helping children learn capitals and locations of Chinese provinces and territories in a fun and entertaining way. Additional facts are also provided to enrich the child's learning experience.--5 stars! Reviewed By Mamta Madhavan forReaders' Favorite:
"All school and public libraries should havea copy of this book as it can be used as a reference guide too. These kinds ofbooks will encourage young readers to explore new destinations and travel tovarious places. It also captures the diversity of the country."
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I have to tell you - I LOVED that book!!  I added it to the library, but it took everything in me!!  I SO wanted to keep a copy for our daughters!  What a wonderful treasure - I plan to blog on it this week! :) Thank you SO much - I hate to even accept another copy but we would SO cherish that. -IA, USA library-Ellen -I love your book, which I received recently - thanks.  I can now add my own personal review in my newsletter to our CHina families and will strongly recommend it.  I can see it appealing to children of many ages, with its combination of fun pictures and interesting facts. -World Child China Program Specialist, IA-Hi Ellen, Thank you for the books. They are great. -MS, USA library
 
Hello Ellen,
Got the books yesterday, they are really neat and i am excited to be adding them to our collection. We greatly appreciate your generosity -PA, USA library
 
Hi Ellen
We just received the copy of All across China which you so kindly donated to our library, along with the second copy of All across Canada.  Thank you so much for your generous donation.  We love the way the information is presented and look forward to reading it through. -ON, Canada library
 
Hi Ellen, Thank you for the books -they arrived in the post today. All across China is very informative and simply presented which will appeal to quite a large age range. The format in all the books is nice and easy for children and parents to use. Well done! -WI, USA library-Ellen, Thank you for the books you sent.  It was interesting to read about our daughter's birth place, Kunming (Yunnan Province).We hope to visit the Stone Forest when we travel back there for a heritage tour.  After thumbing through the "all Across Canada" book and finding a few interesting details that I didn't know, I plan on reading that one to my son and daughter too.  Anyway, thanks again. -FCC member

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This book was the result of the input of several knowledgeable people, including two Asian Americans and one Asian family member of the authors' who lived in Guangxi Province. In addition, the book has been translated into Chinese for distribution by an Asian professor at Beijing University, who is in association with Five College Center for East Asia Studies.

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Ellen Weisberg is a cancer researcher at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Principal Associate in Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA), with a doctorate in pharmacology. Ken Yoffe is a pediatrician (Billerica, MA). He also holds a doctorate in genetics.

Publications include short stories and poetry published in PKA's Advocate (bimonthly literary publication), The Writing Disorder (quarterly online literary journal and print anthology book), and Natural Solutions (holistic health magazine). They have also published six children's books, one YA novel, and one NA novel. 

They perform as part of a circus troupe that promotes bullying awareness to Boys and Girls Clubs, retirement homes, and nursing homes throughout New England. The anti-bullying children's fantasy, Fruit of the Vine, is being used as part of this show.

Ellen and Ken live in Chelmsford, MA, with their daughter, Emily.

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Book Description Chipmunkapublishing, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Reviews All Across China is one of the first children s books that Chipmunkapublishing has published and is proud to call its own. This book was the result of the input of several knowledgeable people, including two Asian Americans and one Asian family member of the authors who currently lives in Guangxi Province. In addition, the book is presently being translated into Chinese for distribution in China by an Asian professor at Beijing University, who is in assocation with Five College Center for East Asia Studies. Feedback from Libraries, schools, adoption agencies and adoptive families: I have to tell you - I LOVED that book!! I added it to the library, but it took everything in me!! I SO wanted to keep a copy for our daughters! What a wonderful treasure - I plan to blog on it this week! We received your beautiful books today.Thank you so much. Our staff and children will really enjoy them! Thank you for the copies of your fun and educational books. I found them to be informative, colorful, and an exciting way to learn about the countries of China and Canada. Thank you immensely for the complimentary copy of All Across China and All Across Canada. We are quite pleased to put them into circulation. Thank you for the books - they arrived in the post today. All across China is very informative and simply presented which will appeal to quite a large age range. The format in all the books is nice and easy for children and parents to use. Well done! Thank you so very much for the wonderful books! I am happy to report that the State of Virginia is going to be changing the social studies curriculum for 5th grade within a year or so to include a concentration on geography, which is a wonderful addition to the curriculum. Therefore, these books on China and Canada will be great resources not only for the China unit that 2nd graders do, but also for any student researching other countries or geography! Thank you again for your generosity, on behalf of our students and teachers! I am an FCC mom. Your book looks great! I am trying to decide when to bring L back to China -- at 6 or 7. Your book will help get ready! Thank you for the books you sent. It was interesting to read about our daughter s birth place, Kunming (Yunnan Province). We hope to visit the Stone Forest when we travel back there for a heritage tour. After thumbing through the all Across Canada book and finding a few interesting details that I didn t know, I plan on reading that one to my son and daughter too. Description The third book in an exciting new Children s Geography series, All Across China, provides a tour of China s 34 provinces, municipalities, and other regions. As with Friends and Mates in Fifty States (Galde Press) and All Across Canada (Chipmunkapublishing), Ellen Weisberg, Ph.D. and Ken Yoffe, M.D. once again provide an entertaining and educational way for the whole family to learn about one of the world s most important and interesting countries. Using the mnemonic devices of clever rhymes and naming characters after the provincial capitals, All Across China also includes endless fun facts and charming artwork to answer such questions as: --Where are the Terracotta Warriors? --What do they mean by Sichuan, Hunan, and Cantonese food? --Where can one see the Great Wall of China? --What do Xi, Dong, Bei, and Nan mean? China is the world s fourth largest country and, with over a billion people, has the largest population. It is full of breathtaking mountains and rivers, fascinating animals and crops, and many different cultures and languages. Join Cai, Na, Ning, Song, and dozens of their friends on a trip All Across China!. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781847478467

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Book Description Chipmunkapublishing. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 84 pages. Dimensions: 10.9in. x 8.3in. x 0.3in.Reviews All Across China is one of the first childrens books that Chipmunkapublishing has published and is proud to call its own. This book was the result of the input of several knowledgeable people, including two Asian Americans and one Asian family member of the authors who currently lives in Guangxi Province. In addition, the book is presently being translated into Chinese for distribution in China by an Asian professor at Beijing University, who is in assocation with Five College Center for East Asia Studies. Feedback from Libraries, schools, adoption agencies and adoptive families: I have to tell you - I LOVED that book!! I added it to the library, but it took everything in me!! I SO wanted to keep a copy for our daughters! What a wonderful treasure - I plan to blog on it this week! We received your beautiful books today. . . Thank you so much. Our staff and children will really enjoy them! Thank you for the copies of your fun and educational books. I found them to be informative, colorful, and an exciting way to learn about the countries of China and Canada. Thank you immensely for the complimentary copy of All Across China and All Across Canada. We are quite pleased to put them into circulation. Thank you for the books - they arrived in the post today. All across China is very informative and simply presented which will appeal to quite a large age range. The format in all the books is nice and easy for children and parents to use. Well done! Thank you so very much for the wonderful books! I am happy to report that the State of Virginia is going to be changing the social studies curriculum for 5th grade within a year or so to include a concentration on geography, which is a wonderful addition to the curriculum. Therefore, these books on China and Canada will be great resources not only for the China unit that 2nd graders do, but also for any student researching other countries or geography! Thank you again for your generosity, on behalf of our students and teachers! I am an FCC mom. Your book looks great! I am trying to decide when to bring L back to China -- at 6 or 7. Your book will help get ready! Thank you for the books you sent. It was interesting to read about our daughters birth place, Kunming (Yunnan Province). We hope to visit the Stone Forest when we travel back there for a heritage tour. After thumbing through the all Across Canada book and finding a few interesting details that I didnt know, I plan on reading that one to my son and daughter too. Description The third book in an exciting new Childrens Geography series, All Across China, provides a tour of Chinas 34 provinces, municipalities, and other regions. As with Friends and Mates in Fifty States(Galde Press) and All Across Canada (Chipmunkapublishing), Ellen Weisberg, Ph. D. and Ken Yoffe, M. D. once again provide an entertaining and educational way for the whole family to learn about one of the worlds most important and interesting countries. Using the mnemonic devices of clever rhymes and naming characters after the provincial capitals, All Across China also includes endless fun facts and charming artwork to answer such questions as: --Where are the Terracotta Warriors --What do they mean by Sichuan, Hunan, and Cantonese food --Where can one see the Great Wall of China --What do Xi, Dong, Bei, and Nan mean China is the worlds fourth largest country and, with over a billion people, has the largest population. It is full of breathtaking mountains and rivers, fascinating animals and crops, and many different cultures and languages. Join Cai, Na, Ning, Song, and dozens of their friends on a trip All Across China! This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781847478467

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