Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

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By Grace Lin
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
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A Newbery Honor WinnerA New York Times BestsellerThis stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver 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 and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of lifes 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 familys 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 beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz and Kelly Barnhills The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in fullcolor, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.

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42184 words42,184 words
320 pages320 pages
Lexile 810LLexile 810L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 2011Published 2011

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Book ISBN:

0316038636

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