Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin's "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" is a vibrant fantasy tale woven with threads of Chinese folklore, following the journey of young Minli. Living in a poor village, Minli sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find the Old Man of the Moon, seeking his wisdom on how she can change her family's fortune. This enchanting story blends elements of magic, mystery, and ancient lore, exploring themes of bravery, perseverance, and the power of storytelling. This topic pack allows students to recreate pivotal scenes and delve into Minli’s quest, offering rich exercises to identify conflicts, analyze character development, and explore the narrative's mood and tone. Apply the keyword #Where the Mountain Meets the Moon to access all content from this pack in the Comic Maker, enabling students to engage deeply with Minli's magical world.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Into Literature (6-12) — Into Literature, Grade 7, Unit 1.