The Kite Rider
Harper Collins, 2003年9月23日 - 320 頁
Up and up the wind drew him.
Haoyou looked about him and saw the whole
world beneath him. And it was his.
The Great Miao, master of the Jade Circus, offers Haoyou the amazing chance to escape his family's poverty -- by becoming a kite rider. Strapped onto a beautiful scarlet-and-gold kite, Haoyou is sent into the sky, earning money, freedom, and unexpected fame. Miao even plans for Haoyou to perform before Kublai Khan himself.
From Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean comes a dazzling story of adventure, betrayal, family, and sacrifice set in the dramatic world of thirteenth-century China.
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he sobbed, chafing his cheeks against the seam of her jacket, the embroidered birds and flowers. "A big black cormorant! I dreamed it came swooping down on me, and I was going to be swallowed, and I couldn't move! I couldn't move!
Already his jacket was a menagerie of animals, the colors of the threads faded to a grayness along with the coat. As he outgrew one jacket, its embroideries were cut out and incorporated into the next one, its oldest animals preserved ...
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