Where The Mountain Meets The Moon

Paperback | April 12, 2011

byGrace Lin

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A Newbery Honor Winner and companion to the National Book Award finalistWhen the Sea Turned to Silver
In the<_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">valleyof<_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Fruitlessmountain, 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 belovedYear of the DogandYear of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore,Where the Mountain Meets the Moonis a timeless story reminiscent ofThe 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.

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A Newbery Honor Winner and companion to the National Book Award finalistWhen the Sea Turned to SilverIn thevalleyofFruitlessmountain, 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 al...

Grace Lin is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator ofStarry River of the Sky,Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,The Year of the Dog,The Year of the Rat,Dumpling Days, andLing & Ting,as well as picture books such asThe Ugly VegetablesandDim Sum for Everyone!Grace is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Designand li...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.75 × 5.38 × 0.88 inPublished:April 12, 2011Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316038636

ISBN - 13:9780316038638

Appropriate for ages: 8

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