The Last Dragon

Unhappy about having to spend the summer with his great aunt in Chinatown, Peter discovers a sense of satisfaction in repairing the old ten-man dragon he finds in a shop window, with the help of his new friends.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395845172

  • ISBN-10: 0395845173

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $6.95

  • Publication Date: 04/14/1997

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 580L
    • Guided Reading Level O

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Author

Susan Miho Nunes

Susan Miho Nunes was born in Hilo, Hawaii, and lived in Hawaii until her move to Berkeley, California. The Last Dragon, her first book for Clarion, was inspired by a magnificent dragon's head in Honolulu shop window.
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Illustrator

Chris K. Soentpiet

Chris K. Soentpiet is an award-winning illustrator whose work reflects his interest in people, history, and culture. He was given the gold medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York City for his illustrations in Haemi Balgassi's Peacebound Trains, and his books have been recognized by the American Booksellers Association, School Library Journal, the International Reading Association, the Junior Library Guild, Parents' Choice, Parents' magazine, and Smithsonian magazine. Soentpiet has a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute.   
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  • reviews

    "The well-written text, as substantial as the artwork in specific and authentic detail, draws readers into Peter's new world. A welcome story about contemporary Chinese American life." School Library Journal

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395845172

  • ISBN-10: 0395845173

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $6.95

  • Publication Date: 04/14/1997

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 580L
    • Guided Reading Level O

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