Starry River of the Sky

Starry River of the Sky

Book - 2012 | First edition.
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An innkeeper's chore boy discovers that a visitor's stories hold the key to returning the moon to the Starry River of the Sky.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, [2012]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ?2012
ISBN: 9780316125956
9780316125970
0316125970
Branch Call Number: J LIN
Children's fiction L PBK
Characteristics: 288 pages :,color illustrations ;,21 cm

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violet_bird_1969
Dec 29, 2018

This was my least favorite of the series. It's still a great book. I love how all the titles in the series sound so magical.

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black_panther_2656
Nov 12, 2018

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kuhpow Nov 29, 2016

I've love all the books in this series. I think they would make great bedtime stories for parents to read to their elementary age kids!

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RogueJen
Aug 31, 2016

This is a great companion to "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon". It tells the story of Rendi, a boy who has stowed away in the back of a cart and ends up working in an in of a small village. Grace Lin weaves in stories based on traditional Chinese myths to tell both Rendi's story and the tales of the people in the inn. It is great fun and very interesting - I wished I could keep reading it long after the last page.

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12345ABC_1
Jun 29, 2016

This book is awesome!

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olive_cat_384
Feb 20, 2016

This book was really addicting! I just couldn't get my eyes off of it! I thought it wasn't going to be too good until I really got into the book.
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I thought it was a good book because Rendi was really brave to leave his family and i got scared when the bad guys got him.

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Diana1383
Jun 16, 2015

This is a very good book about a boy named Rendi and his adventure to bring the moon back.

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kesha1123
Oct 13, 2013

Disjointed at times and lacks the seamless quality of its predecessor.

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Lena Nguyen
May 18, 2013

it's a really good book, though I think it's related to the book Were the Mountain meets the moon...

ChristchurchLib Jan 22, 2013

"In this companion book to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a boy named Rendi runs away from home and takes a job doing chores at an inn in a tiny village, where the moon has gone missing from the sky. Rendi is selfish, ornery, and unhappy, but when a glamorous storyteller arrives at the inn, her amazing tales (along with those of other guests at the inn, all of which are based on actual Chinese folklore) help him gather the courage to be a hero and return the moon to its rightful place. Readers who enjoy rich, beautiful language and gorgeously intricate illustrations will be swept away by this enchanting novel." January 2013 Kids' Books Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=594050

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Taylorkate thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 8

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Aug 18, 2012

This wasn’t part of the plan. Not the way he envisioned it, anyway. When Rendi hid in the wine merchant’s traveling cart he naturally assumed it would take him somewhere big and populated. The last thing he expected was to be dumped in the middle-of-nowhere Village of Clear Sky. Now a chore boy in the only inn in the vicinity, Rendi takes his frustrations out on the inhabitants. It isn’t until a mysterious and beautiful lady appears telling strange tales that he finds himself wrapped up in a mystery that may answer a twin problems: The location of the moon that disappeared several nights ago and the reason that only Rendi can hear unknown groans and moans on the night wind.

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