Top Chinese Baby Names
- Ah-lam like an orchid
- An Peace
- Angua Peaceful Country
- Anmang Peaceful Clarity
- Mei- Lei Pretty, Beautiful
- Kai- Ying Exceptionally Bright
- Sarah Princess
- Ming Dynasty
- Ai- Shi lover of poetry
- Fabiana Bean recorder
Top Chinese Movies of All Time
- · “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000).
- · “The Forbidden Kingdom” (2008).
- · “Fearless” (2006)
- “Kung Fu Hustle” (2004).
- · “House of Flying Daggers” (2004).
- “Curse of the Golden Flower” (2006).
- · “Farewell my Concubine” (1993).
- · “Raise the Red Lantern” (1991).
- · “To Live” (1994).
- · “The Story of Qiu Ju” (1992).
Top Chinese Children’s Literature (ages 2-18)
- The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Shang [chapter book, ages 9-12]
- Historical Tales (A Story of Ancient China) series by Jessica Gunderson
- Fa Mulan by Robert D. San Souci
- Nim and the War Effort by Milly Lee
- The Magic Horse of Han Gan by Chen Jiang Hong
- Beautiful Warrior: The Legend of the Nun’s Kung Fu by Emily Arnold McCully
- In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord
- Coolies by Yin
- The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
- Year of the Rat
- Year of the Ox
- Year of the Tiger
- Year of the Rabbit
- Year of the Dragon
- Year of the Snake
- Year of the Horse
- Year of the Sheep
- Year of the Monkey
- Year of the Rooster
- Year of the Dog
- Year of the Pig
The Chinese Zodiac is a scheme that relates each year to an animal and its reputed attributes, according to a 12-year cycle. It is not dependent on months like the American astrology but attributed to animals and personality traits.