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Up and up the wind drew him.
Haoyou looked about him and saw the whole
world beneath him. And it was his.

The Great Miao, master of the Jade Circus, offers Haoyou the amazing chance to escape his family's poverty — by becoming a kite rider. Strapped onto a beautiful scarlet-and-gold kite, Haoyou is sent into the sky, earning money, freedom, and unexpected fame. Miao even plans for Haoyou to perform before Kublai Khan himself.

From Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean comes a dazzling story of adventure, betrayal, family, and sacrifice set in the dramatic world of thirteenth-century China.

About the Author

Geraldine McCaughrean is the winner of England's most prestigious children's book award, the Carnegie Medal, for a pack of lies. She is also the author of many other prize-winning books for young readers, including The Pirate's Son, Gold Dust, and Forever X, which was short-listed for the Carnegie Medal. She made her debut on the HarperCollins list with the stones are hatching, which Publishers Weekly called an "evocative and profound fantasy" in a starred review. Her most recent book, the kite rider, was a 2001 Nestle Smarties Book Prize Bronze Medal winner and was chosen for the 2002 Carnegie Medal shortlist.

She received a degree in education at Christ Church College, Canterbury, and now writes full-time. Ms. McCaughrean and her family live in Berkshire, England.

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cfy1995v, April 13, 2008 (view all comments by cfy1995v)
we read it with school meaning it was coplsary. Although i really enjoyed the story and the book is one to read again nd again! x
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780064410915
Author:
Mccaughrean, Geraldi
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Author:
ldine
Author:
Mccaughrean, Gera
Author:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Author:
ean, Geraldine
Author:
by Geraldine McCaughrean
Author:
McCaughr
Location:
New York
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
China
Subject:
Circus
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
Mongols
Subject:
Kites
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
108-251
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.74x4.20x.88 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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