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The Kite Rider

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192751573

Category: Children's stories

Page: 212

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Up and up the wind drew him. Haoyou looked about him and saw the wholeworld beneath him. And it was his. 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. 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 Kite Rider
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Geraldine McCaughrean
Categories: Children's stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Up and up the wind drew him. Haoyou looked about him and saw the wholeworld beneath him. And it was his. 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
The Supreme Lie
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Geraldine McCaughrean
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-15 - Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

Twice Carnegie medal winning Geraldine McCaughrean's enthralling new novel is set in a world paralysed by natural disaster and dangerous lies. Fifteen-year-old Gloria is maid to Afalia's tyrannical Head of State, Madame Suprema. When the country is hit by unprecedented flooding, Madame Suprema runs away, fearing she will be blamed
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Geraldine McCaughrean
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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The White Darkness
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Geraldine McCaughrean
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-23 - Publisher: HarperCollins

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature! “Completely gripping.” —People “Dazzling.” —The Observer Geraldine McCaughrean—two-time Carnegie Medalist for Where the World Ends and Pack of Lies—takes readers on a spellbinding journey into the frozen heart of darkness with this lyrical, riveting, and imaginative young
The Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Geraldine McCaughrean
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-04 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece... After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers - Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster