Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
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A Time Magazine 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time selection!
A Newbery Honor Winner!
A Reader’s Digest Best Children’s Book of All Time!
This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky and the New York Times bestselling and National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver.
Minli's father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man in the Moon, Minli's mother chides him for filling her head with stories. But inspired by these stories, Minli spends one of her precious copper pennies on a beautiful goldfish, which is said to be able to change the fortune of the owner. It pays off when the goldfish offers to show her the path to fortune and wealth! Minli is joined by a dragon who can't fly, and together they set out to find the Old Man of the Moon who can fulfill their dreams....