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Compestine, Ying Chang

Overview
Works: 27 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 14,733 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books  Young adult works  Cookbooks  Recipes  Children's audiobooks  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GT4905, E
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Most widely held works about Ying Chang Compestine
 
Most widely held works by Ying Chang Compestine
Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting in 1972 when she is nine, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter
The real story of stone soup by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a crew of Chinese fishermen forget to bring cooking utensils with them, they find creative ways to make do with what they have and what they can find
The runaway wok : a Chinese New Year tale by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Chinese New Year's Eve, a poor man who works for the richest businessman in Beijing sends his son to market to trade their last few eggs for a bag of rice, but instead he brings home an empty--but magic--wok that changes their fortunes forever. Includes information about Chinese New Year and a recipe for fried rice
The runaway rice cake by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After chasing the special rice cake, Nan-gao, that their mother has made to celebrate the Chinese New Year, three poor brothers share it with an elderly woman and have their generosity richly rewarded
D is for dragon dance by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See how kids greet the Chinese New Year by writing characters, getting haircuts, eating noodles, and honoring their families
The story of chopsticks by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kùai cannot get enough to eat, he begins using sticks to grab food too hot for the hands, and soon all of China uses Kùai zi, or chopsticks
Crouching tiger by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ming Da's Chinese grandpa comes to visit, he overcomes his initial embarrassment at his grandfather's traditions and begins to appreciate him
The story of kites by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago in China, three brothers become tired of chasing birds from their family's rice fields and experiment with ways to make the job easier
The story of noodles by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone to prepare their family's prize-winning dumplings for the annual cooking contest, the young Kang boys accidentally invent a new dish, "mian tiao," or noodles. Includes a cultural note and a recipe for long life noodles
The story of paper by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Kang brothers get in trouble at school, they devise a way to make paper, which will make things easier for both their teacher and themselves. Includes a historical note and a recipe for home-made paper
Boy dumplings by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hungry ghost threatens to gobble up a plump little boy, the boy tricks the ghost by convincing him to prepare an elaborate recipe first
A banquet for hungry ghosts : a collection of deliciously frightening tales by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes
Secrets of the terra-cotta soldier by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Secrets of fat-free Chinese cooking : over 120 low-fat and fat-free, traditional Chinese recipes, from egg rolls to almond cookies by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution is not a dinner party by Ying Chang Compestine( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing from her childhood experience, Ying Chang Compestine brings hope and humor to this compelling story for all ages about a girl fighting to survive during the Cultural Revolution in China. Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable in her life; her parents are both dedicated surgeons in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of Mao's political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual disintegration of her world. In an atmosphere of increasing mistrust, Ling fears for the safety of her neighbors and, soon, for herself and family. Over the course of four years, Ling manages to grow and blossom, even as she suffers more horrors than many people face in a lifetime
Cooking with an Asian accent : Eastern wisdom in a Western kitchen by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers recipes that fuse traditional Western and Far Eastern traditions and offer a balanced approach to healthy, tasty, and healing foods from soups, salads and stir-fries to sauces, condiments, and desserts
Revolution is not a dinner party by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter
Secrets from a healthy Asian kitchen by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooking with green tea by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ying's best one-dish meals : quick and healthy recipes for the entire family by Ying Chang Compestine( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers recipes for healthy one-dish meals including soups, stews, salads, and stir-frys
 
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Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel
Alternative Names
컴페스틴, 잉 창

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The real story of stone soupThe runaway wok : a Chinese New Year taleThe runaway rice cakeD is for dragon danceThe story of chopsticksCrouching tigerThe story of kitesThe story of noodles