Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
by Grace Lin
Minli loves listening to her father tell fantastic stories of dragons, jewels, and the Old Man of the Moon, but working in the shadow of Fruitless Mountain does not provide her family with much more than these stories. Saddened by her mother’s dissatisfaction, Minli sets out to change her family’s fortune for the better aided by a talking Goldfish. Guided by the folktales her father told and the many histories she hears from new friends along the way, Minli travels unimaginable distances only to discover the greatest fortune has been with her all along.
GRADES K – 8
THEMES Chinese folktales, loyalty, family
EVENTS National Children’s Book Month