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China the People: The People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) [Paperback]

By Bobbie Kalman (Author)
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Intended for ages 9-14, this comprehensive new edition features colourful new photographs depicting daily life in China's many regions. The updated information includes clothing (featuring the Mao suit), and the Internet revolution helping China's billion people communicate under the watchful eye of the government. The other topics include: China's various national groups; one-child families; education and family life; homes in urban and rural areas; businesses; and, leisure activities such as sports and martial arts.

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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.98" Width: 8.32" Height: 0.19"
Weight:   0.39 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 21, 2000
Publisher   Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN  0778797473  
ISBN13  9780778797470  

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More About Bobbie Kalman

Bobbie Kalman Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.

Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.

Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.

Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.

Bobbie Kalman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. ABCs of the Natural World
  2. Alphabasics
  3. Animal Family Adventures
  4. Colonial People
  5. Crabapples
  6. Crabtree Visual Dictionaries
  7. Earth's Endangered Animals (Paperback)
  8. Historic Communities (Paperback)
  9. Introducing Habitats
  10. It's Fun to Learn about Baby Animals (Paperback)
  11. Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)
  12. Life Cycle of A...(Paperback)
  13. Life in the Old West
  14. Native Nations of North America (Paperback)
  15. Nature's Changes
  16. Science of Living Things (Paperback)
  17. Sports in Action (Paperback)
  18. Spotlight on My Country
  19. Vehicles on the Move

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > Asia
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Explore the World > Asia
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