Breath of the Dragon was about a girl named Malila that ended up living with her grandmother, because her mother moved to live in Bangkok after her . 4 people found this helpful.
Breath of the Dragon was about a girl named Malila that ended up living with her grandmother, because her mother moved to live in Bangkok after her father dies. I enjoyed the way the story leads us to finally find out how Malila's father died. This is a great book if you want to be part of her adventure.
It is the story of Malila, a young Thai girl who comes to live with her grandmother after a family crisis. Malila's grandmother is a wonderful person, creating an atmosphere where the little girl's artistic talents can flourish and where she can feel safe and loved. I bought this book as a birthday present for my neice and read it in one sitting. It is a well written tale of Mailia, a small girl sent to live with her grandmother after her father's death. She learns that her father was a thief and considered unlucky.
Breath of the Dragon book. Gail Giles is the author of six young adult novels. Her debut novel, Shattering Glass, was an ALA Best of the Best Book, a Book Sense 76 selection, and a Booklist Top 10 Mystery for Youth selection. The novel is about an high school boy named Simon Glass that is helped to become one of the most popular dogs in school by other students. Her second novel, Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters, was an ALA T Gail Giles is the author of six young adult novels.
ISBN 10: 0395764769 ISBN 13: 9780395764763. Publisher: Clarion Books, 1997. A resilient five-year-old Thai girl, Malili waits in vain for her mother-who has gone to America to make a new life-to send for her and finds solace in her passion for drawing and love for her grandmother as she copes with being shunned by her village because of her family's past.
Published 1997 by Clarion Books in New York About the Book. Malila draws pictures to accompany her grandmother's stories about Thai festivals, traditions, and customs.
Sir Giles is a dragon-slaying knight who is convinced by a young boy to take on one more challenge. Sir Giles is first seen entering the town, announcing that he will vanquish the dragon; much to the boy's dismay since he found out earlier that the dragon is actually a very nice dragon who is mostly interested in poetry.
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