Dragon Pearl – by Yoon Ha Lee (Hardcover) Best



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Dragon Pearl – Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Yoon Ha Lees space opera about thirteen-year-old Min who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But youd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe Mins mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic such as Charm or shape-shifting. They must appear human at all times. Min feels hemmed in by the household rules and resents the endless chores the cousins who crowd her and the aunties who judge her. She would like nothing more than to escape Jinju her neglected dust-ridden and impoverished planet. Shes counting the days until she can follow her older brother Jun into the Space Forces and see more of the Thousand Worlds. When word arrives that Jun is suspected of leaving his post to go in search of the Dragon Pearl Min knows that something is wrong. Jun would never desert his battle cruiser even for a mystical object rumored to have tremendous power. She decides to run away to find him and clear his name. Mins quest will have her meeting gamblers pirates and vengeful ghosts. It will involve deception lies and sabotage. She will be forced to use more fox-magic than ever before and to rely on all of her cleverness and bravery. The outcome may not be what she had hoped but it has the potential to exceed her wildest dreams. This sci-fi adventure with the underpinnings of Korean mythology will transport you to a world far beyond your imagination. Dragon Pearl – by Yoon Ha Lee