BC: The End
FC: Our Amazing World
1: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine | From China: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
2: CHINA: Land of rice and more than one billion people
4: Life As A Kid | Kids in China like to fly kites because they think it is interesting and fun. They use scary kites to scare away their enemies. | This is a picture of Chinese letters. People in China love to write. There are more than 50,000 Chinese words. | Researched and Written by Kate L.
5: This is a picture of how much homework Chinese students have to do. In their free time, kids like to play basketball and volleyball and swim. | Chinese people love to play cards. They also like to play checkers.
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | The Forbidden City has walls made out of sticky rice and egg whites. It used to be the emperor's castle. A long time ago, men built the Great Wall of China. It was made so enemies of China could not get through.
7: Researched & Written by Anya C. | Did you know that the Great Wall of China is 3,923 miles long. It would probably take you about a week to drive from one side to the end.
8: Land and Animals | The Golden Haired monkey is unusual. It is found in tropical forests of China. | Giant Pandas live in China's mountains. There are barely any more pandas left in the wild--maybe only about 1,600. | Researched & Written by Charlie F.
9: Rare porpoises in China are nicknamed river pigs. They live in the Yangtze River. | Beijing is the capital of China. It is also named Peking. More than 10 million people live in Beijing.
10: Favorite Foods | Soy bean milk is made from soy beans. | Peking duck is a favorite dish in China. | Researched & Written by Clifford B.
11: Noodles are a part of birthday meals and a sign of long life. | Shark fin soup is a special dish in the south of China.
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Umberger, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Kate | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Anya | Land and Animals by Charlie | Authors | Favorite Foods by Clifford