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Aug 23, 2020 @ 01:00
08.27.2017

Explore Books: ‘The Kite Rider’

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The Kite Rider
By – Geraldine McCaughrean

From Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean comes a dazzling story of adventure, betrayal, family, and sacrifice set in the dramatic world of thirteenth-century China.The Great Miao, master of the Jade Circus, offers Haoyou the amazing chance to escape his family’s poverty — by becoming a kite rider. Strapped onto a beautiful scarlet-and-gold kite, Haoyou is sent into the sky, earning money, freedom, and unexpected fame. Miao even plans for Haoyou to perform before Kublai Khan himself.

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