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Sparrow Girl

Sparrow Girl

(2009)
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Ming-Li looked up and tried to imagine the sky silent, empty of birds. It was a terrible thought. Her country's leader had called sparrows the enemy of the farmers--they were eating too much grain, he said. He announced a great "Sparrow War" to banish them from China, but Ming-Li did not want to chase the birds away. As the people of her village gathered with firecrackers and gongs to scatter the sparrows, Ming-Li held her ears and watched in dismay. The birds were falling from the trees, frightened to death! Ming-Li knew she had to do something--even if she couldn't stop the noise. Quietly, she vowed to save as many sparrows as she could, one by one...

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Sparrow Girl
Author(s): Sara Pennypacker
ISBN: 1-4231-1187-7 / 978-1-4231-1187-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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