For more history about books in Ancient China go to this link: http://www.chinaheritagequarterly.org/tien-hsia.php?searchterm=020_chinese_book.inc&issue=020
It is written at a very high level, but it is the only link that I can find that talks about how ancient Chinese books were made.
shimmered - the sunlight shows brightly from the object i
honor - h is almost silent
scholar - someone who studies books, and writes about them
citizens si ti zens
Why is the Dragon King afraid of the scholars?
What is the Dragon King going to do?
Do you think that this will help the Dragon King?
How will it help the Dragon King to burn the books?
Why do Jack and Annie show their library cards?
How does the scholar reacts to them now?
How will the scholar help Annie and Jack?
How does he feel about Frog Creek?
Homework: How did the Chinese book develop from tortoise shells to bamboo strips?