When the Sea Turned to Silver (National Book Award Finalist) -- Grace Lin - Paperback
Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most thrilling 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.
Author: Grace Lin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.40h x 5.20w x 1.20d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 5.3
Point Value: 9
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 184123 / When the Sea Turned to Silver
About the Author
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 pictures books such as The Ugly Vegetables and Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star. Grace lives with her husband and daughter in Western MA, where they get plenty of winter snow. Her website is www.gracelin.com.
Product Attributes: Action & Adventure, Adaptations, Ages 9-12, Brown Books for Young Readers, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Grace Lin, Grades 4-6, Grades 6-8, Juvenile Fiction, Little, Paperback, Quests (Expeditions)