Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Chinese: Life in China's Golden Age by Matt Doeden

Doeden, Matt The Chinese: Life in China's Golden Age illustrated by Samuel Hiti, 48 pgs. Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., 2010. PICTURE BOOK. $21.95. Set during the Golden Age of China during the Tang dynasty (618-907), this books teaches all about what one would expect to find in the great city of Chang'an. It covers topics such as beliefs, ideas and inventions, homes and temples, famous people and more. The illustrations and easy-to-read text will enthrall students as they learn more about this fascinating time period. This would be an excellent book to display and have available as students are learning about ancient civilizations. EL-ESSENTIAL. Whitney, Library-Teacher.

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