Sparrow Girl

bySara PennypackerIllustratorYoko Tanaka

Hardcover | February 17, 2009

Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker
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Ming-Li looked up and tried to imagine the sky silent, empty of birds. It was a terrible thought. Her country's leader had called sparrows the enemy of the farmers--they were eating too much grain, he said. He announced a great "Sparrow War" to banish them from China, but Ming-Li did not want to chase the birds away.
As the people of her village gathered with firecrackers and gongs to scatter the sparrows, Ming-Li held her ears and watched in dismay. The birds were falling from the trees, frightened to death! Ming-Li knew she had to do something--even if she couldn't stop the noise. Quietly, she vowed to save as many sparrows as she could, one by one...
Title:Sparrow GirlFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 9.75 X 9.25 X 0.25 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 9.75 X 9.25 X 0.25 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1423111877

ISBN - 13:9781423111870

Appropriate for ages: 6

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