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Tongues of jade

by Laurence Yep

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese Americans -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- United States.,
    • Chinese Americans -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      A retelling of seventeen Chinese American folktales from a variety of Chinese communities in the United States.

      Edition Notes

      StatementLaurence Yep ; illustrated by David Wiesner.
      ContributionsWiesner, David, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.Y37 To 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2026228M
      ISBN 100060224703, 0060224711
      LC Control Number91002119

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These seventeen stories, once gathered in San Francisco's Chinatown, have been read more. These seventeen stories, once gathered in San Francisco's Chinatown, have been retold by a writer well attuned to today's young readers as well as to his own heritage. The collection as a whole is informed by the idea of jade as preserver: hence, a storyteller's jade tongue preserves a heritage.

Many of these 17 stories are unfamiliar. Yep's retellings maintain their freshness and vitality; his essays are cogent introductions to the cultural values portrayed, reinforcing connections between story and birthright. Tongues of Jade Laurence Yep, Author, David Wiesner, Illustrator, David Wiesner, Photographer HarperCollins Publishers $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

October Tongues of Serpents brings William Laurence, his dragon Temeraire, their friends Granby and Iskierka, and three dragon eggs, to the colony of Sydney in New South Wales--but not for long. The governor of New South Wales has been overthrown, but Laurence is in no mood for politics.

Instead, Laurence and Granby agree to take their dragons, along with the first egg /5. Tongues of Jade has a distinctly more Chinese feeling than the previous title, and supernatural tales predominate.

Organized under headings like ``Roots,'' ``Family Ties,'' etc., the stories are sometimes thoughtful, always effective, and usually point to some : Following the Chinese idea of jade as a preserver, the book as a whole suggests that by telling stories, the storytellers’ jade tongues maintain part of the group’s cultural heritages.

TONGUES OF JADE. adapted by Laurence Yep & illustrated by David Wiesner. Age Range: 8 - 12 BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. Kenneth Hagin explains the Bible way to receive the Holy Spirit, and 10 reasons why every believer should speak and pray in tongues.

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This installment follows William Laurence and his dragon, Temeraire's adventures in Australia. Tongues of Serpents was released in hardcover and e-Book formats in North America and the United Kingdom by Voyager Books on July Author: Naomi Novik.

Tongues of Jade is an important collection of folktales for young readers because it serves not only as a vehicle for understanding immigrant history but also as a tool for teaching American.

Jade Books (玉書) are described in several scriptures of the Daoist canon as existent primordially in the various divine Heavens. These Jade Books are variously said to be instrumental in creating and maintaining the divine structure of the universe, or as regulating national or personal destiny.

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Both of these complaints are minor and greatly overshadowed by the book as a whole. From an audiobook standpoint, Simon Vance does a fantastic job portraying the various characters' voices, including very authentic-sounding accents. He also has a voice that is easy to listen to for long periods. I give Throne of Jade stars out of 5.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire/5(). Naomi Novik is the acclaimed author of His Majesty’s Dragon, Throne of Jade, Black Powder War, Empire of Ivory, Victory of Eagles, Tongues of Serpents, Crucible of Gold, and Blood of Tyrants, the first eight volumes of the Temeraire has been nominated for the Hugo Award and has won the John W.

Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as the Locus Award for. BOOK DESCRIPTION: A dazzling blend of military history, high-flying fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat adventure, Naomi Novik’s Temeraire novels, set in an alternate Napoleonic era in which intelligent dragons have been harnessed as weapons of war, are more than just perennial bestsellers—they are a worldwide phenomenon.

Naomi Novik is the acclaimed author of His Majesty’s Dragon, Throne of Jade, Black Powder War, Empire of Ivory, Victory of Eagles, Tongues of Serpents, Crucible of Gold, and Blood of Tyrants, the first eight volumes of the Temeraire has been nominated for the Hugo Award and has won the John W.

Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as the /5().About Throne of Jade. Temeraire * Book 2 When Britain intercepted a French ship and its precious cargo–an unhatched dragon’s egg–Capt.

Will Laurence of HMS Reliant unexpectedly became master and commander of the noble dragon he named Temeraire. As new recruits in Britain’s Aerial Corps, man and dragon soon proved their mettle in daring combat against .Throne of Jade is a solid second entry in what is shaping up to be an intriguing series.” — Bookmarks Magazine “Captain Laurence had commanded a ship in the Royal Navy (see His Majesty’s Dragon, ) but was relegated to the aviator corps after bonding with the hatchling from the dragon egg his ship found aboard a French prize his ship.