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Dragonwings Bound for Schoo Edition
Contributor(s): Yep, Laurence (Author)

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ISBN: 0808553992     ISBN-13: 9780808553991
Publisher: Turtleback Books
OUR PRICE: $15.98  

Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2001
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Annotation: Will Windrider take to the skies?

Moon Shadow was eight years old when he sailed from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. For years, Windrider had lived in San Francisco and made his living doing laundry. Father and son had never met.

But over time, Moon Shadow grows to love and respect his father and to believe in his wonderful dream. And Windrider, with Moon Shadow's help, is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, the separation from his wife and country -- even the great earthquake -- to make his dream come true.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - Asian American
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2001268268
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 870(Not Available)
Series: Golden Mountain Chronicles
Physical Information: 0.98" H x 5.44" W x 7.78" (0.69 lbs) 336 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
- Chronological Period - 1900-1919
- Ethnic Orientation - Asian
- Ethnic Orientation - Chinese
- Geographic Orientation - California
- Locality - San Francisco, California
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 111
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 10.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
A Chinese boy helps his father build a dragonlike flying machine at the turn of the 20th century in San Francisco. 1976 Newbery Honor Book.
 
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