When the Sea Turned to Silver

When the Sea Turned to Silver

By Grace Lin

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Interest Level Reading Level Reading A-Z ATOS Word Count
Grades 4 - 8 Grades 3 - 6 n/a 5.3 60218
A New York Times Bestseller
A National Book Award Finalist
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This breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller.

Everyone knows that the Emperor wants something called the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night. Determined to have her grandmother returned, Pinmei embarks on a journey to find the Luminous Stone alongside her friend Yishan, a mysterious boy who seems to have his own secrets to hide. Together, the two must face obstacles usually found only in legends to find the Luminous Stone and save Pinmei's grandmother--before it's too late.

A fast-paced adventure that is extraordinarily written and beautifully illustrated, When the Sea Turned to Silver is a masterpiece companion novel to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky.
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13: 9780316125949
ISBN-10: 0316125946
Published on 9/5/2017
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 400

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I think you should read this book because it's very interesting. And if you try this book and you like it, you should read the book< "Where The Mountain Meets The Moon."

This book is about a girl and a boy who go on the most unexpected of journeys together to save the old woman who took them up.they meet lady chang, the king of the city of bright moonlight to the tiger emperor,chased by gaurds the whole way to the jade palace.