From Our Editors
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...