Edition: 25th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2010-02-10
Publisher(s): HarperCollins Publications
List Price: $7.99

Buy New

Usually Ships in 5-7 Business Days

Rent Textbook

Select for Price
There was a problem. Please try again later.

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out


We're Sorry
Not Available

This item is being sold by an Individual Seller and will not ship from the Online Bookstore's warehouse. The Seller must confirm the order within two business days. If the Seller refuses to sell or fails to confirm within this time frame, then the order is cancelled.

Please be sure to read the Description offered by the Seller.

Customer Reviews

awesome :) (so far)  February 20, 2016
Rating StarRating StarRating StarRating StarRating Star

very good book! (I'm only half through)

Great book  May 28, 2011
Rating StarRating StarRating StarRating StarRating Star

Dragonwings is an outstanding textbook because it tells the reader how difficult it is to live in a foreign country, be only eight years old, sail to America from China alone, and meet your father for the very first time. It tells of their struggles as immigrants and with the new relationship between father and son. If you are Interested in books that have to do with perseverance and courage you should read this textbook.

Dragonwings: 4 out of 5 stars based on 2 user reviews.


Will Windrider

take to the skies?

Moon shadow is eight years old when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco and makes his living doing laundry. Father and son have never met.

But MoonShadow grows to love and respect his father and to believe in his wonderful dream. And Windrider, with MoonShadow's help is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, the separation from his wife and country'even the great earthquake'to make his dream come true

"A fine, sensitive novel . . . that conveys the Chinese American's cultural heritage." -BL

"A fine, sensitive novel written with grace in a way that conveys the Chinese American's cultural heritage." -Booklist

"A triumph." -The New York Times

An electronic version of this book is available through VitalSource.

This book is viewable on PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and most smartphones.

By purchasing, you will be able to view this book online, as well as download it, for the chosen number of days.

A downloadable version of this book is available through the eCampus Reader or compatible Adobe readers.

Applications are available on iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and Windows Mobile platforms.

Please view the compatibility matrix prior to purchase.