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  • The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling

    by Wai Chim ...
    Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she's not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father's restaurant, she's taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could be a normal teen.But ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling, The

    by Wai Chim ...
    Narrated by Christina Ho ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    An authentic novel about growing up in a migrant Asian family with a mother who is suffering from a debilitating mental illness.Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she's not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father's restaurant, she's taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Chook Chook: Saving the Farm

    by Wai Chim ...
    series Chook Chook
    The third book in the Chook Chook series set against the backdrop of rural ChinaIt’s Chinese New Year, and for Mei and her family things are looking grim. It’s been another bad harvest and a disappointing year for their farm. And now, the government is building a major freeway that will rip right through their village and tear their little farm apart. One by one, Mei’s neighbors are convinced to ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City

    by Wai Chim ...
    series Chook Chook
    From a talented voice in children’s storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of family, friendship and belonging set against the backdrop of China. Why can't things just go back to normal? The way they were before?’ I whispered in the dark. With chickens Little and Lo now an accepted part of the family, Mei’s happier than ever. That is until Ma decides to marry the one-eyed butcher. Now Mei has a new ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Shaozhen: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

    series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES #2
    WINNER: Educational Publishing Awards 2019Shaozhen has no intention of staying in his remote Henan village and becoming another poor farmer: he'll finish school, and then, hopefully, work in a factory in one of the major cities, just like his father. But when Shaozhen returns home for the summer holidays, imagining days filled with nothing but playing basketball with his friends, he's in for a ... Read more

    $7.09 USD

  • Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets

    by Wai Chim ...
    series Chook Chook
    From a new voice in children's storytelling comes a heartfelt tale of love, loss and the power of kindness set against the backdrop of rural China. Since the death of Mei's father, her ma has refused to keep animals on the family farm. So when Mei finds two baby chickens, she shares her delightful discovery with no one but her older brother Guo. Mei does her best to keep her newfound friends a ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Freedom Swimmer

    by Wai Chim ...
    A powerful story of friendship, bravery, and a desperate bid for freedom, inspired by true events.Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields.When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    Freedom Swimmer

    by Wai Chim ...
    Narrated by Telly Leung ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 30 min

    Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, workingin the fields.When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren'tsure what to make of the new arrivals. They're not used to hard labor and village life. But despite his reservations, Ming ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • You Can Do Anything

    The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

    by George Anders ...
    In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts.Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable choice for finding a successful post-grad career. Our destinies have been reduced to a caricature: learn ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    You Can Do Anything

    The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

    by George Anders ...
    Narrated by George Anders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 58 min

    In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts.Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable choice for finding a successful post-grad career. Our destinies have been reduced to a caricature: learn ... Read more

    $25.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Connected

    The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives

    Celebrated scientists Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler explain the amazing power of social networks and our profound influence on one another's lives.Your colleague's husband's sister can make you fat, even if you don't know her. A happy neighbor has more impact on your happiness than a happy spouse. These startling revelations of how much we truly influence one another are revealed in the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Subversive Sabbath

    The Surprising Power of Rest in a Nonstop World

    by A. J. Swoboda ...
    We live in a 24/7 culture of endless productivity, workaholism, distraction, burnout, and anxiety--a way of life to which we've sadly grown accustomed. This tired system of "life" ultimately destroys our souls, our bodies, our relationships, our society, and the rest of God's creation. The whole world grows exhausted because humanity has forgotten to enter into God's rest.This book pioneers a ... Read more

    $14.39 USD