Dragonwings

Dragonwings

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 148 x 212 x 26mm | 458.13g
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised.
  • 0060267380
  • 9780060267384

Review quote

"A Chinese immigrant and his son build a flying machine in an unusual historical novel, unique in its perspective of the Chinese in America and its portrayal of early 20th-century San Francisco, including the Earthquake, from an immigrant's viewpoint."--"School Library Journal""A fine, sensitive novel written with grace in a way that conveys the Chinese American's cultural heritage." --"Booklist""A triumph."--"The New York Times
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Rating details

3,158 ratings
3.51 out of 5 stars
5 21% (666)
4 31% (992)
3 31% (988)
2 11% (338)
1 6% (174)
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