China

Xmas Without China (2013)

Icon: 
DVD icon
Icon: 
Streaming icon

Exploring the intersection of consumerism and immigration in American culture, XMAS WITHOUT CHINA is an intimate portrait of families wrestling with our drive to consume cheap products, but also with our desire for human connection and a sense of who we are in a fast-changing world.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:03
Xmas Without China

Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 6 (2012)

Icon: 
DVD icon

Kid's Animated History With Pipo presents The Time Compass -- showcasing significant historical events in a humorous and easy to understand style. This delightful series plays out in a book-like format, taking viewers on a journey in time. From Ancient Egypt to Classical Greece and India...

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:44
Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 6

Dragonwings

Icon: 
Compact Disc icon

Moon Shadow is eight when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco’s Chinatown and works in a laundry. Moon Shadow has never seen him.

Moon Shadow soon loves and respects this father, a man of genius, a man with a fabulous dream. With Moon Shadows help, Windrider is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, and longing for his own country to make his dream come true.

China: A Century of Revolution (1989)

Icon: 
DVD icon

China: A Century of Revolution is a six-hour tour de force journey through the country's most tumultuous period.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
06:00
China: A Century of Revolution

China From the Inside (2006)

Icon: 
DVD icon

China is rapidly becoming a world power, but much of the country and its people remain hidden to those outside its borders. CHINA FROM THE INSIDE includes visits to temples in Tibet, border areas of Muslim Xinjiang, Communist Party meetings, a village election, court rooms, newspaper offices, a women's labor camp, and a country wedding.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
04:00
China From the Inside

Wild China (2008)

Icon: 
DVD icon

China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and for the first time in almost a century, it is opening up to the world. This landmark series gains unprecedented access to the most enigmatic of countries and reveals a land of astonishing natural complexity, breathtaking landscapes, rare and surprising wildlife, and colorful people.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
05:00
Wild China

Tikki Tikki Tembo (Unabridged)

Icon: 
ipod icon

This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.

Author: 
Grade Level: 
Lexile: 
AD1090L
Length: 
00:09
Tikki Tikki Tembo (Unabridged)

Time Life's Lost Civilizations (1995)

Icon: 
DVD icon

This set of 4 DVD's contains a collection of 10 programs spanning seven thousand years of history. Below are a list of the titles included and a synopsis of each.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
08:20
Time Life's Lost Civilizations

The Silk Road: The Journey from China to Turkey (2012)

Icon: 
DVD icon

A 4000 mile trade route the winds through mountains, deserts and plains linking Europe to China. In 1271 Marco Polo left Venice, Italy on a journey of 4000 miles to China. His book, "The Travels of Marco Polo," opened the trade routes to greater traffic as cultures, ideas and goods from the west and east were exchanged and great fortunes were made on the Silk Road.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
02:14
The Silk Road: The Journey from China to Turkey

Lon Po Po

Icon: 
DVD icon
Icon: 
Streaming icon

The familiar story of Red-Riding Hood is reset in the Chinese countryside.  Three children work together to outsmart a wolf who is pretending to be their grand mother, or Po Po.

Author: 
Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Lon Po Po

Pages