When the Sea Turned to Silver

Grace Lin's "When the Sea Turned to Silver" is a spellbinding tale that draws readers into a tapestry of Chinese folklore, where the young heroine, Pinmei, embarks on a daring journey to save her grandmother from a tyrannical emperor. Through her adventures, the story interweaves ancient legends with the quest, highlighting themes of bravery, sacrifice, and the enduring power of storytelling. This topic pack provides a gateway for students to recreate and explore significant moments from the novel, enabling a deep dive into its rich narrative. Exercises encourage students to analyze the internal and external conflicts faced by characters, dissect character traits, and delve into the evocative mood and tone that define Lin's writing. Apply the keyword #When the Sea Turned to Silver to unlock all content in the Comic Maker, bringing this enchanting world vividly to life in the classroom.