Bronze and Sunflower

Book Verdict

Bronze and Sunflower

by Cao Wenxuan

Illustrations by Meilo So

First Release:

April 2017

ISBN: 9780763688165

Bronze and Sunflower meanders gracefully through the challenges that face a family, the trials of poverty and the power of love and loyalty to overcome hardship. Historical note. Author’s note.

  • ISBN: 9780763688165
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 400
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.6, Points: 11
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.2, Points: 16
    Lexile: Level: 790L
    Awards & Honors: ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Middle
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Fiction for Children
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Historical Fiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
    2017 Kirkus Prize Finalist
    Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    The New York TimesNotable Children’s Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    2018 USBBY Outstanding International Books, Grades 3–5
    Genre: Fic
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