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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Audiobook

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

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Publisher's Summary

In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune.

She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer.

Grace Lin, author of the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz.

©2010 Grace Lin; (P)2010 Listening Library

What the Critics Say

"Children will embrace this accessible, timeless story about the evil of greed and the joy of gratitude." (Booklist)

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    WANG WEI 11-24-09
    WANG WEI 11-24-09 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book, great narrator"

    I am so excited finishing this book. It is like a all-star Chinese fairytale, the main storyline is well designed, and many Chinese folklores are smartly integreted within. Even supporting characters are famous and have their own wonderful legends, that why I call it all-star. I love the book.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Raquel 09-06-16
    Raquel 09-06-16
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    "I Really Loved Where the Mountain Meets the Moon!"

    I was intrigued by the book from beginning to end not wanting to put the book down. I Love Minli the main character and all the different stories in the book. The narrator did a great job all throughout the story, however my only disappointment was that It skipped a part on one of the chapters and went directly to the next. That was really weird but overall the book it self made up for it because it's amazing!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    flow kitty 04-10-16
    flow kitty 04-10-16 Member Since 2017
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    "amazing in every way!"

    totally worth everything! I can't stop playing it. if you get any book get this one. the narrator is perfect the story is beautiful. I am just speeches. buy this now.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Hollie A. Benson 12-15-15
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    "Excellent stories within a story"

    Our whole family was very engaged by the puzzle of stories that fit together to make the whole.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Stephanie M Harney 02-24-15
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    "beautiful lessons woven into a story of courage"

    Grace Lin shares a beautiful story filled with important life lessons. a great family read aloud!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Melissa Brown 11-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Wonderful Story"

    This story is slow to start, keep reading for a wonderful Tale with a moral.

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    E. Zielinski Virginia, USA 11-04-17
    E. Zielinski Virginia, USA 11-04-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Good, not great"

    My son and I are listening to this as a school project. While it's a lovely story, he doesn't appreciate all the symbolism and the fact that the antagonists and protagonists aren't clearly defined. I find the performance voice to be soothing, but almost too soothing -- it almost lulls you to snooze a bit, as opposed to generating more interest. That said, it really is a nice story and there are many life lessons to be found within it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anonymous 09-23-17
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    "so GOOD"

    this book is so good I loved it and so did my kids we had so mush fun listening to it

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    Angela Wilson 09-15-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Well Written Story!"

    This story was multiple stories in one all woven together that took the reader on a fantastical adventure with talking animals, friendships, and the meaning of happiness. A wonderful book!

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    Anonymous 05-22-17
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    "i did not like it i just did not like it i did not"

    I DID NOT LIKE IT OK I JUST DID NOT OK OK OK OK OKKKKK!?

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