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The kite rider : a novel

Guided Reading Level: 

W
Kite Rider

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Harper Trophy, Volume 1st Harper Trophy, New York, p.307 (2003)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PR6063 .C355 K58 2003

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6721522

Keywords:

1216-1294--Fiction, 1260-1368--Juvenile fiction, China--History--Yuan dynasty, China--History--Yüan dynasty, 1260-1368--Fiction, Circus--Fiction, Family--Fiction, Kites--Fiction, Kublai Khan, Mongols--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

Notes:

Lexile measure 900; Ages 9-15; Grade level 6.2; Adventure, Historical fiction