Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Grace Lin

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Author: Grace Lin
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Book Title
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Author
Grace Lin
ISBN
9780316114271
This 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 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 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 Barnhill's The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Grace LinPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublished: 07/01/2009ISBN: 9780316114271Pages: 278Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 7.96h x 5.53w x 1.09dAward: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - NomineeAward: Georgia Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: North Carolina Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Young Hoosier Book Award - NomineeAward: Nutmeg Book Award - NomineeAward: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Black-Eyed Susan Award - NomineeAward: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - Honor BookAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Nene Award - NomineeAward: Nene Award - NomineeAward: Nene Award - NomineeAward: Nene Award - NomineeAward: Massachusetts Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: William Allen White Childens Book Award - NomineeAward: Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) - WinnerAward: Beehive Awards - WinnerAward: Children's Book Committee Award - WinnerAward: Newbery Medal - Honor BookAward: Young Reader's Choice Award - NomineeAward: California Young Reader Medal - NomineeAward: Sunshine State Young Reader's Award - NomineeAward: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - NomineeAward: Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal WinnerAward: Indies Choice Book Awards - Honor BookAward: Cybils - FinalistReview Citations: Booklist 05/01/2009 pg. 81Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2009School Library Journal 07/01/2009 pg. 87Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2009Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2009 pg. 566Multicultural Review 10/01/2009 pg. 79ALA Notable Children's Books 03/01/2010 pg. 26Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Superior,Well Above AverageBookPage 06/01/2009Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131480 / Where the Mountain Meets the MoonReading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
This 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 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 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 Barnhill's The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Grace Lin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 07/01/2009
ISBN: 9780316114271
Pages: 278
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.53w x 1.09d
Award: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - Nominee
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nutmeg Book Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - Honor Book
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Massachusetts Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: William Allen White Childens Book Award - Nominee
Award: Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) - Winner
Award: Beehive Awards - Winner
Award: Children's Book Committee Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Honor Book
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Nominee
Award: Sunshine State Young Reader's Award - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: Cybils - Finalist

Review Citations: Booklist 05/01/2009 pg. 81
Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2009
School Library Journal 07/01/2009 pg. 87
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2009
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2009 pg. 566
Multicultural Review 10/01/2009 pg. 79
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/01/2010 pg. 26
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Superior,Well Above Average
BookPage 06/01/2009

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131480 / Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Reading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
This 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 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 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 Barnhill's The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Grace Lin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 07/01/2009
ISBN: 9780316114271
Pages: 278
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.53w x 1.09d
Award: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - Nominee
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nutmeg Book Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: E.B. White Read Aloud Award - Honor Book
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Nene Award - Nominee
Award: Massachusetts Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: William Allen White Childens Book Award - Nominee
Award: Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) - Winner
Award: Beehive Awards - Winner
Award: Children's Book Committee Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Honor Book
Award: Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Nominee
Award: Sunshine State Young Reader's Award - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Honor Book
Award: Cybils - Finalist

Review Citations: Booklist 05/01/2009 pg. 81
Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2009
School Library Journal 07/01/2009 pg. 87
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2009
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2009 pg. 566
Multicultural Review 10/01/2009 pg. 79
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/01/2010 pg. 26
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Superior,Well Above Average
BookPage 06/01/2009

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 131480 / Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Reading Level: 5.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7