Where The Mountain Meets The MoonConsumer Rating
- Number of Pages: 304
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
This Newbery Honor book attributes magic, adventure, friendship, and even a dragon who can't fly! She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, which consists of a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon could possibly be a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to locate the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year employing the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. 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 along with the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's issues. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text all through.
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