When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin

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Like “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” and “Starry River of the Sky” before it, “When the Sea Turned to Silver” is a classic quest novel...The first book in the series was a Newbery Honor winner. This last one is a National Book Award finalist.
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A breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore, 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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Grace Lin is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of Starry River of the Sky, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, Dumpling Days, and Ling & Ting, as well as picture books such as The Ugly Vegetables and Dim Sum for Everyone! Grace is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Massachusetts. Her website is www.gracelin.com.
 
Published October 4, 2016 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Emily Jenkins on Nov 11 2016

Like “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” and “Starry River of the Sky” before it, “When the Sea Turned to Silver” is a classic quest novel...The first book in the series was a Newbery Honor winner. This last one is a National Book Award finalist.

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