Last Emperor, The
Grades: 3 - 5
Pu Yi became emperor of China at the age of three. But when the Qing Dynasty collapsed, the pampered ruler became a penniless gardener. Pu Yi's fascinating life story mirrors imperial China's stormy transformation into a Communist country. Students explore the lives and times of the youngest rulers. Vivid illustrations and fact boxes provide details about education, family life, and culture during each monarch’s reign. This series supplements curriculum-based learning in social studies and history. Each title includes: a glossary, index, timeline, and map. Hardcover, 32 pages each.