Ancient China is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts, addressing Literacy.RI.3.3 and Literacy.L.3.1c. Readers learn about ancient Chinese dynasties, writings, beliefs, and culture in this book with full-page color photographs accompanied by narrative nonfiction text. A graphic organizer is included. This book should be paired with “What Was It Like in Ancient China?" (9781477724958) from the InfoMax Common Core Readers Program to provide the alternative point of view on the same topic.