In the early twentieth century a young Chinese boy joins his father in San Francisco and helps him realize his dream of making a flying machine.
An 8-year-old a boy named Moon Shadow leaves his home in China and sets sail for America where he is to be reunited with his father, who immigrated to the United States before Moon Shadow was born. Once in America Moon Shadow helps his father, Windrider, fulfill a fabulous dream. This novel, set in the early 1900s, is based on a historical account of a Chinese immigrant in the United States who built a flying machine. A 1976 Newbery Honor Book.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: People + Places / United States / Asian American, Historical / United States / 20th Century, Family / Parents