Falling into the Dragon s Mouth

If only everyone around him would let him. This is a beautifully spare novel in verse about one boy's life-a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to fit in.

Author: Holly Thompson

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 1627791353

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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In a Japanese seaside neighborhood lives Jason Parker: a sixth grader one year older than his classmates a stinking foreigner to some classmates an orange belt in aikido a big brother Jason Parker is just a boy trying to get through his days with calm and courage. If only everyone around him would let him. This is a beautifully spare novel in verse about one boy's life-a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to fit in.

Out of the Dragon s Mouth

After the fall of South Vietnam, fourteen-year-old Mai is forced to flee across the South China Sea to a refugee camp near Malaysia.

Author: Joyce Burns Zeiss

Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.

ISBN: 0738744328

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 240

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After the fall of South Vietnam, fourteen-year-old Mai is forced to flee across the South China Sea to a refugee camp near Malaysia. But when an accident forces Mai to flee the camp, she meets a half-American boy named Kien, who might be the only person who can keep her alive until she’s sent to the US.


... is to be preferred , in order to avoid falling to leeward of the Dragon's Mouth .
Port of Spain is easy of access ; there are no pilots , and none is needed . After
entering the gulf the vessels at anchor off the city will come into sight , and as the






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exclaimed Lilith , clasping her hands in the fervency of her utterance . “ Now ,
here we are at Jersey City ! Gather your traps , my dear , and be ready to get off .
Don't be afraid . The dragon's mouth is always wide open , but you shall not fall
into ...

Author: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth




Page: 332

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The Dragon s Mouth

Fallon protested against the tasteless congee , and was surprised to receive a
change of diet . ... He began to get throbbing headaches because he had fallen
into the firm habit of drinking large quantities of tea , of which he was now
deprived ...

Author: LaSelle Gilman



Category: Americans in China

Page: 245

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An American doctor escapes Chinese communist activity through aid of anti-communist underground.

Science and Its Times

portant diagnostic tool, too, providing views of the deep structure of the Earth as
well as giving us the ability to monitor ... It was announced in Sian by the loud
ringing of a bronze ball falling from the northwest dragon's mouth into that of a

Author: Neil Schlager

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning


Category: Science

Page: 429

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Combining essays on people, theories, discoveries and concepts with overviews, primary documents and chronological elements, this reference offers a way to understand the impact of science on the course of human history and how science affects everyday life.

Through the Dragon s Mouth

figures in natural processes is so common that under natural circumstances
events conforming to special laws are almost an ... Harry Guntrip , an English
psychiatrist , reports that when patients are about to fall into a psychotic episode ,
their ...

Author: Ben Thomson Cowles

Publisher: Daniel & Daniel Publishers


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 319

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The author relates the circumstances of his first journey through the Three Gorges region of the Yangzi River in 1946, and compares it to a similar journey undertaken during the 1980s

Did You Know That

When an earthquake happened , one or more of the balls would be dislodged
from the dragons ' mouths and fall into the frogs ' mouths . Each falling ball
caused a sound upon impact , indicating that an earthquake had occurred . The
direction ...

Author: Marko Perko

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: 9780425143438

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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The primary question writer for the popular Twenty Questions board game offers a plethora of entertaining facts such as St. Patrick wasn't Irish, Paul Revere did not complete the midnight ride, and more. Original.

Stories from a Heated Earth

Balls were held in the dragons ' mouths , which were probably connected by
linkages to a vertical pendulum , as shown ... It was reputed that when the device
was first brought to the Chinese court , a ball fell into a frog's mouth one day but
no ...

Author: Raffaele Cataldi

Publisher: Nicholson


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 569

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The Middle Way

A by Trevor Leggett in enthusiast was explaining about Buddhism to a friend ,
and told him , " Perhaps I can best give the spirit of it by one of ... On hearing it ,
the Buddha - to - be became a Buddha , but his body fell into the dragon's mouth .




Category: Buddhism


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The Storm Dragon

Though the storm raged far above him now , he called a gust of wind to stop his
fall and planted his feet gently to one side of the dragon's mouth . He barely
remembered in time to make sure that Cart landed safely on the other side . To
his ...

Author: James Wyatt


ISBN: 9780786947102

Category: Fiction

Page: 346

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A despairing war hero named Gaven is freed from an island prison by a band of outlaws seeking his assistance with a mysterious, magical relic that could hold the key to preventing the destruction of the world.


Each dragon's mouth contained a ball . When the ground moved , balls located
favorably to the direction of ground movement would drop out of the dragon's
mouth and fall into the mouth of a frog below . By noting the specific balls
dislodged ...

Author: David S. Brumbaugh



Category: Nature

Page: 251

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Non-quantitative and carefully illustrated, unique in both organization and approach, this three-books-in-one book introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes. Significantly broad in perspective on the subject, this book provides the basic scientific facts about earthquakes, explaining how the study of earthquakes has progressed through time, offering details on the development of earthquake instruments, and covering immediately practical aspects such as personal safety, building and living in areas prone to earthquakes, and earthquake geography. For a variety of careers in Geology, Environmental Science, Forestry, or Urban Planning professions.

Arch ologischer Anzeiger

At quite state the levels held a ball in mouth of each dragon . Earthquake
oscillations freed the ball from the mouth of certain dragon and the ball with
characteristic sound fell into the opened mouth of a toad standing below . This
fallen ball ...




Category: Classical antiquities


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AKC Gazette

He kept falling to the ground without gaining any distance between himself and
the dragon . Flames shot from ... Fire and steam spewed from the dragon's mouth
. Walter held on . Then Walter's teeth sunk into the infuriated dragon's fire - sac .




Category: Dogs


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Elementary English Grammar and Composition

Right under the roof ran a leaden gutter with an end like a dragon's head . 7. The
rain should have poured out through the dragon's mouth . 8. Actually the rain ran
out through a hole in the gutter . 9. The plaster was falling into the street . 10.

Author: George Anthony Twentyman



Category: English language

Page: 114

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Our animators would animate the two cones at the sides of the dragon's mouth to
aim the fire , ” explained DeLeeuw ... guys were falling fast – reaching speeds of
180 knots – and if they'd collided with the cameraman , who was falling through ...




Category: Cinematography


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The journal of cinematic illusions.

Pearl from the Dragon s Mouth

Clearly , for Ssu - k ' ung T ' u , what poetry originates from and ultimately points to
is closely associated with the Tao . ... s complete silence on the meaning of the
blooming and falling of the hibiscus flowers enables readers to enter into the ...

Author: Cecile C. C. Sun


ISBN: 9780892641109

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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The interplay between the external world (ching) and the poet’s inner world (ch’ing) lies at the heart of Chinese poetry, and understanding the interaction of the two is crucial to understanding this work from within its own tradition. Closely coordinating her discussions of poetry and criticism so that practice and theory become mutually enriching and illuminating, Sun offers sensitive and original readings of poems and a wealth of insights into Chinese poetics.

The Han Dynasty

several dragon's mouths attached to the outside of the urn. The ball would fall
into the mouth of one of the toads mounted on the urn's base, which indicated the
direction of the tremor. In addition to the seismograph, Chang Heng invented the

Author: Sheila Wyborny

Publisher: Blackbirch PressInc

ISBN: 9781567117370

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Presents information on the Han dynasty of China, including details about the society of the time, rituals and celebrations, advances in technology and trade, and the history of the Great Wall of China.

The Saturday Evening Post

They toss privileges beyond those of mere housekeeper and drudge . from her
arm and laid it in the dragon's mouth . and ... I said . the front door , and went
away very shortly upon another until I fall into it one of these days if you don't stop




Category: Philadelphia (Pa.)


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The Friend

attained , either were already perfect : but I taken the work of men , bardly
discerning a strength and encouragement to me , in many ... in great fear at times
lest he should come from wbat quarter it would ; there being taining the principles
of truth , and the Chrisfall short in his ... manifested the dragon's mouth , in order
to carry away Spirit of Christ , who enables his upright due regard and respect for
them .




Category: Society of Friends


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