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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: 16 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends

  • Editor: Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432875396
  • ISBN-13: 9781432875398
  • DDC: SC
  • Shipping Weight: 1.40 lbs ( .64 kgs)
  • 514 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released February 2020

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Overview

Bestselling and Award-Winning Authors

Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. Sixteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman takes up her mother’s mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place.

Age Range: 13 and up | Grade Level: 8 and up | Lexile Measure: 840L

Contributors

Contributors

  • Ellen Oh
  • Elsie Chapman