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In this Newbery Honor Book, Moon Shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.

But 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.

Inspired by the account of a Chinese immigrant who made a flying machine in 1909, Laurence Yep's historical novel beautifully portrays the rich traditions of the Chinese community as it made its way in a hostile new world.

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< P> < B> < CENTER> Will Windrider< BR> take to the skies?< /CENTER> < /B> < /P> < P> Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.< /P> < P> But 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.< /P>

Synopsis:

Will Windrider

take to the skies?

Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.

But 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.

About the Author

Laurence Yep has been fascinated with tales of sibling rivalry from the day he was born. His older brother, Tom, chose his name Laurence—after a saint who died a particularly gruesome death. Laurence has been trying to get even ever since. Laurence Yep now lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife and is one of children's literature's most respected authors. His award-winning titles include Newbery Honor Books Dragonwingsand Dragon's Gate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064400855
Author:
Yep, Laurence
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Author:
by Laurence Yep
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - Other
Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Subject:
People & Places - Other
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Chinese Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Asian American
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Golden Mountain Chronicles
Series Volume:
[26]
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.54x5.20x.73 in. .49 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , < P> < B> < CENTER> Will Windrider< BR> take to the skies?< /CENTER> < /B> < /P> < P> Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.< /P> < P> But 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.< /P>
"Synopsis" by ,
Will Windrider

take to the skies?

Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.

But 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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