How does one weigh a huge elephant in ancient China without the use of a modern day scale? This question confused all the most learned advisers, but not seven year old Chong Cao, who cleverly uses a science principle to solve the problem of determining the weight of an elephant.
The greedy and calculating Fu Wang cooks a feast in his yard and then demands that his neighbors pay for the delicious smells. How will the judge rule in this unusual case? Should the neighbors have to pay?
A Case of Sense, was just selected by the Kansas NEA Reading Circle for their 2017 catalog. School library-media specialists across the state use this catalog to buy great books for their school libraries.
Songju Ma Daemicke was featured in the China Daily
Songju Ma Daemicke was born in Jilin, one of China's northeastern provinces, and came to the United States in 1996 to advance her education, eventually earning a master's in computer science. She married and moved to the northern Chicago suburb of Glenview, working as a software engineer for Motorola until her twin daughters were born.