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Please see also titles under 6-8, in particular those for EH and MH that may be relevant to your curriculum. The titles included under Literature Anthologies, Classics and Modern Literature are all suitable for high school level.

Almost a Revolution A/MH
Shen Tong Houghton Mifflin, 1990  
American Born Chines C
Gene Luen Yang First Second Books, 2006  
(A comic book style, interweaving story of Monkey King)  
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress A/C
Sijie Dai Anchor, 2002  
Born Red MH/B
Gao Yuan Stanford University Press, 1987  
Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter C/B
Adeline Yen Mah John Wiley and Sons, 1997  
Death of a Red Heroine MH
Qiu Xiaolong Soho Crime, 2000  
Dragon’s Village (story of land reform) A/MH
Yuan-tsung Chen Penguin, 1981  
Good Earth, The MH
Pearl Buck Washington Square Press, 1931  
Judge Dee at Work EH
Robert van Gulik University of Chicago, 1967  
Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China C
Carol Stepanchuk Alfred Knopf, 1987  
Charles Wong  
Peony in Love EH
Lisa See Random House, 2008  
Please Don’t Call Me Human C
Wang Shuo Cheng and Tsui, 2003  
Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Rebellion, 1860s) MH
Katherine Paterson Groundwood Books, 2008  
Red Eggs and Dragon Boats: Celebrating Chinese Festivals C
Carol Stepanchuk Pacific View PR, 1994  
Red-Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution MH/B
Ji-li Jiang Harper Trophy, 1998  
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan EH
Lisa See Random House, 2006  
Son of the Revolution MH/B
Liang Heng Vintage, 1984  
Judith Shapiro  
Strange Tales from Liaozhai Studio EH
Pu Songling Foreign Language Press, 1997  
Xiao Shuyin, illus.  
Strange Tales from Make-do Studio EH
Pu Songling Foreign Language Press, 2001  
Victor H. Mair, trans.  
To Live MH
Yu Hua Anchor, 2003  
Wild Swans A/MH
Jung Chang Simon and Schuster, 2003  
 
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