Nine stories involve various characters including a boy who is faced with the complicated business of marriage, a carp-fish who changes herself into a woman, a Miracle Doctor who can cure nearly every illness, and a shopkeeper who learns about justice.
- Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Ancient China lapbooks and foldables.
- Lucerna Academy families: Use this book for 1 week in Year 1 Dialectic Literature class.
- Tapestry of Grace families: This collection of ancient Chinese stories is the replacement for Why Snails Have Shells. Read for 1 week in Unit 2 and in Literature Studies: the Ancients.