6 edition of The abacus contest found in the catalog.
In a small city in southern Taiwan, six children with a traditional background experience different changes in their outlook.
|Statement||Priscilla Wu ; illustrated by Xiao-jun Li.|
|Contributions||Li, Hsiao-chün, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.W9623 Ab 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||95041552|
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Stories about life in modern Taiwan, each centered on one of six children in the same class, and each intended to convey information about the culture as well as to make a moral point. Wu's first book also provides background on Taiwan in an introduction, and explanatory notes about the stories.
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