Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects

Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects

Who is the lady who floated to the moon? Did a monkey really hatch from an egg? Did tears bring down the Great Wall of China? Does the sky rest on the legs of a turtle? In Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 soar on a journey through ancient China to learn about history, geography, science, and art through stories that have been told and retold for thousands of years.

  • Readers will explore the history, geography, and culture of ancient China.
  • Presents a variety of myths, legends, and fables with corresponding activities to engage readers.
  • Promotes global awareness and encourages discussion about the influence of the past on the present.

Price (suggested retail)

  • Softcover, $14.95
  • Hardcover, $19.95
  • eBook, $9.99

Grade Level 3–4

Ages 7–10

Subjects

  • Ancient Civilizations

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Who is the lady who floated to the moon? Did a monkey really hatch from an egg? Did tears bring down the Great Wall of China? Does the sky rest on the legs of a turtle? In Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 soar on a journey through ancient China to learn about history, geography, science, and art through stories that have been told and retold for thousands of years.

  • Readers will explore the history, geography, and culture of ancient China.
  • Presents a variety of myths, legends, and fables with corresponding activities to engage readers.
  • Promotes global awareness and encourages discussion about the influence of the past on the present.

Praise for other books by Anita Yasuda:

Explore the Solar System!
National Science Teachers Association Recommends
“This is a great book to entice young readers to read more and learn a little science along the way. It would make an attractive addition to a school library.”

Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate 
Archimedes Notebook
“. . . This is the perfect book for a young woman headed to college with an interest in sciences, but not quite sure what she wants to do.”

Booklist Online Exclusive
“High-interest content coupled with relatable role models make this a quality career and occupational resource.”

Astronomy: Cool Women in Space
Featured in Publisher’s Weekly-Tracking Trends in the Educational Space

Booklist New SERIES NONFICTION SHOWCASE
“A worthy addition to STEM collections.”

Explore Natural Resources
Children’s Literature Review
“An informative book for early readers, sections cover the air, water, soil, minerals, energy, and conservation.”

Praise for other titles in the series:

Explore Honey Bees! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
“Featuring well-organized chapters and colorful illustrations, this title sheds light on bee anatomy, social structure, life cycle, products, and more. Readers will gain a greater respect for these insects and an appreciation for their importance to humans. . . Younger students will appreciate the images and accessible directions, while the vocabulary and content are challenging enough for older readers. A solid text that lends itself well to classroom use as well as to individual research.”

Explore Gravity! With 25 Great Projects
National Science Teachers Association
“Are you looking for projects about gravity that are equally interactive as well as instructive? Explore Gravity! is sure to be one of the more popular science books in your class.”

Explore Night Science! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
“This one will be worth staying up past bedtime for.”

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Peach Blossom Scroll

In the seventeenth century, an artist painted the fable The Peach Blossom Spring on a long piece of silk called a handscroll. Handscrolls are viewed from right to left. Design your own handscroll based on the fable.

Click here to download a print-friendly PDF

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Tom Casteel

Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master’s degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth’s Most Destructive Forces with 25 Projects. He is working on his first graphic novel.



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Grade Level: 3–4
Ages: 7–10
Subjects: Ancient Civilizations,
Specs: 8 x 10 , 4-color interior , 128 pages,
Includes: Table of Contents, Timeline, Glossary, Resources, Index,

Reviews

Praise for other books by Anita Yasuda:

Explore the Solar System!
National Science Teachers Association Recommends
“This is a great book to entice young readers to read more and learn a little science along the way. It would make an attractive addition to a school library.”

Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate 
Archimedes Notebook
“. . . This is the perfect book for a young woman headed to college with an interest in sciences, but not quite sure what she wants to do.”

Booklist Online Exclusive
“High-interest content coupled with relatable role models make this a quality career and occupational resource.”

Astronomy: Cool Women in Space
Featured in Publisher’s Weekly-Tracking Trends in the Educational Space

Booklist New SERIES NONFICTION SHOWCASE
“A worthy addition to STEM collections.”

Explore Natural Resources
Children’s Literature Review
“An informative book for early readers, sections cover the air, water, soil, minerals, energy, and conservation.”

Praise for other titles in the series:

Explore Honey Bees! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
“Featuring well-organized chapters and colorful illustrations, this title sheds light on bee anatomy, social structure, life cycle, products, and more. Readers will gain a greater respect for these insects and an appreciation for their importance to humans. . . Younger students will appreciate the images and accessible directions, while the vocabulary and content are challenging enough for older readers. A solid text that lends itself well to classroom use as well as to individual research.”

Explore Gravity! With 25 Great Projects
National Science Teachers Association
“Are you looking for projects about gravity that are equally interactive as well as instructive? Explore Gravity! is sure to be one of the more popular science books in your class.”

Explore Night Science! With 25 Great Projects
School Library Journal
“This one will be worth staying up past bedtime for.”


Projects

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Peach Blossom Scroll

In the seventeenth century, an artist painted the fable The Peach Blossom Spring on a long piece of silk called a handscroll. Handscrolls are viewed from right to left. Design your own handscroll based on the fable.


Click here to download a print-friendly PDF

Author-Illustrator

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Tom Casteel

Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master’s degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth’s Most Destructive Forces with 25 Projects. He is working on his first graphic novel.