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Who was Confucius? / by Michael Burgan ; illustrated by Robert Squier.

By: Burgan, Michael [author.]Contributor(s): Squier, Robert [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Who was--Publication details: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2020Description: 108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cmISBN: 9781524788735; 1524788732; 9781524788742; 1524788740Subject(s): Confucius -- Juvenile literature | Confucius | Philosophers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Teachers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Philosophers | TeachersGenre/Form: Biographies. | Juvenile works. | Biographies. | Illustrated works.DDC classification: 181/.112 | B
Contents:
Who was Confucius? -- A willing student -- Finding work -- Success in government -- Difficult times -- The wanderer -- Coming home -- Death of a master -- One man's lasting impact -- Timelines.
Summary: "Born in 551 BC, Confucius was a young man when he set his heart and mind on learning as much as he could. By his thirties, he'd become a brilliant teacher who shared his knowledge of several subjects, including arithmetic, history, and poetry, with his students. Confucius wanted to make sure that everyone in China had access to an education and devoted his whole life to learning and teaching so he could transform and improve society. His lessons--now known as Confucianism--are practiced by over six million people in the world"--
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"An official WHOHQ book" -- Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (page 108).

Who was Confucius? -- A willing student -- Finding work -- Success in government -- Difficult times -- The wanderer -- Coming home -- Death of a master -- One man's lasting impact -- Timelines.

"Born in 551 BC, Confucius was a young man when he set his heart and mind on learning as much as he could. By his thirties, he'd become a brilliant teacher who shared his knowledge of several subjects, including arithmetic, history, and poetry, with his students. Confucius wanted to make sure that everyone in China had access to an education and devoted his whole life to learning and teaching so he could transform and improve society. His lessons--now known as Confucianism--are practiced by over six million people in the world"--

Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.

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