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Finding Beginning Chinese Reading Books

The Asian branch of the Oakland Public library has a vast library of Chinese books your children can borrow to practice reading.

They have books with BOPOMOFO (ZHUYIN) and other books with PINYIN.

If you want books with Traditional script (which Hanwen School teaches) with PINYIN, look for books published in Hong Kong.

Some books with ZHUYIN that will be suitable for our older kids are the following children novel/stories.

Book Series Name Series Logo Spine Publisher



English translation:
Story Ferris Wheel



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