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The Resource When the Sea Turned to Silver

When the Sea Turned to Silver

Label
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Title
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Statement of responsibility
Grace Lin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Bestseller A National Book Award FinalistAn IndieBound BestsellerThis 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
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Summary
When her grandmother is kidnapped, Pinmei, accompanied by her friend Yishan, embarks on a search for the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night, which she intends to give the cruel Tiger Emperor in exchange for her grandmother
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
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10532379
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lin, Grace
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
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  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Starry River of the Sky
Series volume
0003
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6b6cb346-596f-482f-98a5-6c8d39a6bf67
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316396387
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
When the Sea Turned to Silver
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6b6cb346-596f-482f-98a5-6c8d39a6bf67
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780316396387
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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