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Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself series) [Paperback]

By Lance Kramer & Steven Weinberg (Illustrator)
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Item Specifications...

Pages   122
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10" Width: 8" Height: 0.31"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2008
Publisher   Nomad Press
Age  9-12
ISBN  1934670022  
EAN  9781934670026  

Availability  3 units.
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Item Description...
Describes the creative, military, and social characteristics of ancient China and provides instructions on how to recreate these artifacts and customs, including making paper, hosting a Chinese tea ceremony, and learning tai chi.

Publishers Description

From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with more than 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture—everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, religion, trade, and science—are combined with step-by-step instructions for creating Chinese inventions with ordinary household materials. Key vocabulary, time lines, and factual sidebars are included to further educate young readers about this innovative society and its continuing influence on modern culture.

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More About Lance Kramer & Steven Weinberg

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Lance Kramer is a journalist and former ESL teacher. He has been fascinated with Ancient China since the very first time he saw photos of the Great Wall as a young child. This love of history led him to study Asian and Middle Eastern history at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Lance is passionate about finding new and creative ways to share history with kids and keep the stories of other cultures engaging, alive, exciting and fun.

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Very Engaging Book  Jul 30, 2008
This is a great book for children, with a wealth of information about ancient Chinese culture and history. It is probably most appropriate for children between 8 and 13. Younger children would need to be strong readers or could enjoy this book by reading and doing the activites together with a parent - a great way to absorb the contents of this book for parent and child alike! Weinberg's illustrations are essential to the playful nature of each chapter. Each chapter focuses on an aspect, invention, tradition, or object from Chinese history, and each includes side bars and boxes of "words to know" and an explanation of relevant Chinese characters. The book has a lot of text but is also very visual - making for a deceptively rich presentation. I believe a strength of this book is that it does not simplify things to the point of talking down to the child reader. The activities provide just enough information to spark a child's imagination and don't squeeze out all the fun by providing step-by-step "must be done this way," cookbook directions (except for the recipes, of course). That said, there are a couple of activities where an additional illustration or two would have helped, but this is a minor criticism. I imagine that most children will finish this book having gained a useful body of knowledge about Chinese culture and a heightened curiosity for more.
Lots of fun  Jun 9, 2008
I had a lot of fun playing around with these projects and I'm way too old to be a kid. They're clearly described, simple to do, historically interesting, and they're just plain fun. A great way to get kids interested in the history of one of the world's most important countries, while still letting them make a mess and have fun. It's just the kind of book to pull out on a rainy Saturday.
An engrossing read!  Jun 8, 2008
An engrossing read for children and young people. The integrated hands-on projects offer the young reader the chance to experience the excitement of technical and scientific discovery.

David Ehrlich, Professor of Film and Media Studies, Dartmouth College

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