McCaughrean, Geraldine

The kite rider - 1st ed. Paperback - Oxford : Oxford University Press. 2002 - 212 p.; 20 cm.

MYP - Language A Winner of the Carnegie Medal. Summary: In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.


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China - History
Chinese fiction
Circus - Fiction
Family life - Fiction
Historical fiction
Kites - Fiction
Kublai Khan, 1216-1294
Middle Years Programme
Mongols - History
MYP - Language A
MYP - Humanities/History
Sport - Fiction

Historical Fiction

Literature & Rhetoric