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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Hardcover) (Grace Lin)

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In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer.

Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.
In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer.

Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.

Number of Pages: 278
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Mythical, Family / Multigenerational, People + Places / Asia
Series Title: Bank Street College of Education Josette Frank Award (Awards)
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Grace Lin
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2009
TCIN: 11552905
UPC: 9780316114271
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-8649
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A book to keep- great for all ages

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Leilani 4 months ago
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This is an excellent book. I enjoyed it as an adult, and my kids love it as well. It is written in a simple enough style that my kindergartener stays engaged when I read it aloud. The author weaves in fairytales from China into one story, with a great ending and encouraging message. Nothing overly t...see moreof the reviewer's review
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