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Flying the dragon [electronic resource]. Natalie Dias Lorenzi.

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  • ISBN: 9781607344490 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781607345299 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Charlesbridge Publishing, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Flying the Dragon tells the story of two cousins in alternating chapters. American-born Skye is a good student and a star soccer player who never really gives any thought to the fact that her father is Japanese. Her cousin, Hiroshi, lives in Japan, and never really gives a thought to his uncle's family living in the U.S. Their lives are thrown together when Hiroshi's family, with his grandfather (who is also his best friend), have to move to the U.S. suddenly. Skye resents that she is now "not Japanese enough," and yet the friends she's known forever abruptly realize she is "other." Hiroshi has a hard time adjusting to life in a new culture, and resents Skye's intrusions on his time with Grandfather. Through all of this is woven Hiroshi's expertise, and Skye's growing interest in, kite making and competitive kite flying, culminating in a contest at the annual Washington Cherry Blossom Festival.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
610 Lexile.
4.1 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 762 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2428 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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