When You Trap a Tiger

ISBN-10: 1524715700
ISBN-13: 9781524715700
Author: Keller, Tae
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: January 2020

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 304


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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: V
Lexile: 590L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 8.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / Asian

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

Description
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 !
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