The Year of the Panda

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By Miriam Schlein
Publisher HarperCollins
The Year of the Panda
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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 Yis farm. First, some men from the Chinese government ask Lu Yis father to sell the property that has belonged to the family for generations. Then a giant panda appears in a neighbors field, A rare occurrence, given the farms distance from the highmountain 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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8458 words8,458 words
96 pages96 pages
Lexile 520LLexile 520L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Published 1992Published 1992

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