Secrets of the Terra-cotta Soldier

Secrets of the Terra-cotta Soldier

Book - 2014
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Through the stories of a terra-cotta soldier who has survived through the centuries, thirteen-year-old Ming, a village boy in 1970s China, learns the history of Emperor Qin, known both for building the Great Wall of China and for burying scholars alive, and how and why the terra-cotta soldiers came to be.
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2014
ISBN: 9781419705403
Branch Call Number: J HF COMPESTINE
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Compestine, Vinson


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BCD2013 Jun 09, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Set in 1970s Maoist China, 13-year-old Ming makes the acquaintance of a talking terra-cotta soldier and must help his new friend defend the Emperor's Tomb against a band of nasty robbers.
- Betsy Bird


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