Sparrow Girl
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Ming-Li looked up and tried to imagine the sky silent, empty of birds. It was a terrible thought. Her country's leader had called sparrows the enemy of the farmers--they were eating too much grain, he said. He announced a great "Sparrow War" to banish them from China, but Ming-Li did not want to chase the birds away.
As the people of her village gathered with firecrackers and gongs to scatter the sparrows, Ming-Li held her ears and watched in dismay. The birds were falling from the trees, frightened to death! Ming-Li knew she had to do something--even if she couldn't stop the noise. Quietly, she vowed to save as many sparrows as she could, one by one...

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    • Feb-2009
    • Hyperion
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1423111877
    • ISBN13: 9781423111870
    • Aug-2016
    • Disney Hyperion
    • eBook (Kindle)
    • Aug-2016
    • Disney Press
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1368004385
    • ISBN13: 9781368004381


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