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A thousand beginnings and endings : fifteen retellings of Asian myths and legends

Author: Ellen Oh; Elsie Chapman
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Oh; Elsie Chapman
ISBN: 9780062671158 0062671154
OCLC Number: 1084691377
Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Forbidden fruit (Filipino) / by Roshani Chokshi --
Olivia's table (Chinese) / by Alyssa Wong --
Steel skin (Hmong) / by Lori M. Lee --
Still star-crossed (Punjabi) / by Sona Charaipotra --
Counting the vermillion beads (Vietnamese) / by Aliette De Bodard --
The Land of the Morning Calm (Korean) / by E. C. Myers --
The smile (South Asian) / by Aisha Saeed --
Girls who twirl and other dangers (Gujarati) / by Preeti Chhibber --
Nothing into all (Korean) / by Renee Ahdieh --
Spear carrier (South Asian) / by Rahul Kanakia --
Code of honor (Filipino) / by Melissa De La Cruz --
Bullet, butterfly (Chinese) / by Elsie Chapman --
Daughter of the Sun (South Asian) / by Shveta Thakrar --
The Crimson cloak (Chinese) / by Cindy Pon --
Eyes like candlelight (Japanese) / by Julie Kagawa.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman.

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Compiled by We Need Diverse Books's Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman-who both contributed stories to this edition, as well-the authors included in this exquisite collection are: Renee Ahdieh, Sona  Read more...

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"Contrary to our Disney-fied expectations, not every story has a happy ending - yet another facet to this fine compilation that enhances its ability to surprise, intrigue and delight." -- Chicago Read more...

 
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