013 A Chinese Heritage Thread Lesson with Jan McGrath
Cultural studies in picture books, Single mothers, Good food, and Blue Willow plates
Our Guest: Jan McGrath
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Featured books in this episode:
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Silas Marner by George Eliot
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
North and South Gaskell
The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack, illustrated by Kurt Wiese
Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop, illustrated by Kurt Wiese
The Seven Chinese Brothers by Margaret Mahy
Gai See: What You Can See in Chinatown by Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Yangsook Choi
Little Pear by Eleanor Frances Lattimore and illustrated by Lattimore
Fish in the Air by Kurt Wise
Kite Flying by Grace Lin
Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin
The Legend of the Willow Plate by Alvin R. Tresselt
Empty Pot by Demi
The Greatest Treasure by Demi
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, illustrated by Blair Lent
To Grandmother's House: A Visit to Old-Town Beijing (English and Mandarin Chinese Edition) by Douglas Keister
Thank You, Meiling (A Manners Children's Book) by Linda Talley, illustrated by Itoko Maeno
Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons In Life, Love, And Language by Deborah Fallows
Here are some other images related to the episode:
Calamityware (Ambre’s red mug)
“The Jasmine Song” a Chinese folk song traditionally known as “Mo Li Hua”
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