IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 13
"Peasprout Chen dreams of becoming a legend of wu liu, the deadly and beautiful art of martial arts figure skating. As the first students from the rural country of Shin to attend Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, Peasprout and her little brother, Cricket, have some pretty big skates to fill. They soon find themselves in a heated competition for top ranking. Tensions rise when the dazzling pearl buildings of the academy are vandalized, and...
"Three tales of middle-grade magic from around the globe! Discover a paintbrush that brings to life whatever is drawn, even a scary dragon... a mysterious girl who communicates with animals and controls the weather... and an enchanted statue that grants major-league baseball skills in fun remixes of classic folktales by award-winning authors Henry Lien, Jennifer Torres, and Varsha Bajaj"--Publisher's description.