Emma's Adventures through Chinese by Li Na, Li Jinqing and Sun Lan. Emma is a middle school student from the U.S. She goes on an unexpected journey to China with her time-traveling friend and a cute panda. They travel across different historical periods of China where they encounter many mysterious and interesting people and events. Of course they cannot afford to miss a variety of traditional Chinese foods along their journey! This book is targeted for beginners who have an understanding of less than 50 Chinese words. It starts as an English dominant text and incorporates Chinese words throughout. Over the course of the book, nearly 600 Chinese words are supplied with annotations at the bottom of each page. This format will facilitate the readers' understanding of Chinese culture and introduce them to a new experience of reading.
Paperback, 132 pages.