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Grace Lin

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I'm in the middle of my school visit and event schedule. I've had a string of lovely ones that I've been meaning to post about, but I wanted to make sure I wrote about this one before too much time passed...
Because I was super honored that Where the Mountain Meets the Moon was chosen for the One Book, One Rosemount program! Everyone in Rosemount, MN was encouraged to read the book and then meet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 20, 2014 07:19
Average rating: 4.09 · 26,513 ratings · 3,910 reviews · 39 distinct works · Similar authors
Where the Mountain Meets th...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 15,352 ratings — published 2009 — 21 editions
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The Year of the Dog
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 3,027 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Starry River of the Sky
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,909 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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The Year of the Rat
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,141 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Dumpling Days
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 809 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly th...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 869 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Dim Sum for Everyone!
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 312 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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The Ugly Vegetables
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 261 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Bringing In the New Year
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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The Red Thread: An Adoption...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 2007
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Rufus M. by Eleanor Estes
Rufus M. (The Moffats, #3)
by Eleanor Estes
read in November, 2009
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This book was another great classic which has held up well. Rufus is such a likeable character and the episodic adventures were extremely fun & charming!
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Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
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Wendy Mass is great writer, the characters were completely believable and fun. At first, I thought the plot was a bit too contrived until I got to the end and realized it was supposed to be contrived! The ending saved it for me and I was happily sati ...more
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The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor
The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis
by Barbara O'Connor (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2009
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From the size of the actual book (it's just a bit smaller than standard, perfect for smaller hands) to the characters to the storyline and vocabulary words this book is charming, charming, charming.
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The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
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This book was great! One of the best MG mysteries I've read, with dimensional characters and no annoying loose ends. Really impressed and was incredibly sad when I looked up the author and realized she was deceased.
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The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman
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The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan by Nancy Springer
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“If you make happy those that are near, those that are far will come.”
Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

“Whenever I see her, we laugh enough to last for the month. She's my best friend, and someday when we're old enough I'm going to talk her into staying here forever.”
Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

“She's my friend, the boy said simply. That's who she is and that's enough for me. As Minli looked at the buffalo boy, aglow with happiness against his poor surroundings, she saw it was enough for him. More than enough, as the smile that kept curling up on his face told her.”
Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

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