The Year Of The Panda

Paperback | October 30, 1992

byMiriam Schlein

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Daxiong mao is rare and mysterious, like a god, living in the midst of the mountains.

Strange things are happening on Lu Yi's farm. First, some men from the Chinese government ask Lu Yi's father to sell the property that has belonged to the family for generations. Then a giant panda appears in a neighbor's field, A rare occurrence, given the farm's distance from the high-mountain bamboo forests that pandas inhabit.Lu Yi has a feeling that the two mysteries are somehow connected. And before long, an orphaned baby panda he finds in the' woods provides an answer. As the boy nurses the helpless animal back to health, he begins an adventure that may, well change his entire future.

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Set in rural China, this stirring tale involves middle-grade readers in a boy's quest to save an orphaned panda. Miriam Schlein, recipient of six NSTA/CBS Outstanding Science Book for Children citations, captures the timely, complex issue of people and animals sharing the same world.

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Daxiong mao is rare and mysterious, like a god, living in the midst of the mountains.Strange things are happening on Lu Yi's farm. First, some men from the Chinese government ask Lu Yi's father to sell the property that has belonged to the family for generations. Then a giant panda appears in a neighbor's field, A rare occurrence, give...

Miriam Schlein is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including the classic stories of motherly love The Way Mothers Are and Just like Me.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.19 inPublished:October 30, 1992Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064403661

ISBN - 13:9780064403665

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Set in rural China, this stirring tale involves middle-grade readers in a boy's quest to save an orphaned panda. Miriam Schlein, recipient of six NSTA/CBS Outstanding Science Book for Children citations, captures the timely, complex issue of people and animals sharing the same world.