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  • 36 of 39 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Webb City Public Library New JF Keller, Tae (Text) 38262300006008 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.Some stories refuse to stay bottled up...When Lily and her family move in with her sick grandmother, a magical tiger straight out of her halmoni's Korean folktales arrives, prompting Lily to unravel a secret family history. Long, long ago, Halmoni stole something from the tigers. Now they want it back. And when one of the tigers approaches Lily with a deal--return what her grandmother stole in exchange for Halmoni's health--Lily is tempted to agree. But deals with tigers are never what they seem! With the help of her sister and her new friend Ricky, Lily must find her voice...and the courage to face a tiger.Tae Keller, the award-winning author of The Science of Breakable Things, shares a sparkling tale about the power of stories and the magic of family. Think Walk Two Moons meets Where the Mountain Meets the Moon!
Target Audience Note:
8-12 years
590L Lexile
Decoding demand: 93 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 87 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 8 506132.
Awards Note:
Boston Globe-Horn Book Honors.
Subject: Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Storytelling > Juvenile fiction.
Sick > Juvenile fiction.
Tiger > Juvenile fiction.
Korean Americans > Juvenile fiction.

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