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Unhappy about having to spend the summer with his great aunt in Chinatown, Peter discovers a sense of satisfaction in repairing the old ten-man dragon he finds in a shop window, with the help of his new friends.
About the Author
Susan Miho Nunes was born in Hilo, Hawaii, and lived in Hawaii until her move to Berkeley, California. The Last Dragon, her first book for Clarion, was inspired by a magnificent dragon's head in Honolulu shop window.
Chris K. Soentpiet is an award-winning illustrator whose work reflects his interest in people, history, and culture. He was given the gold medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York City for his illustrations in Haemi Balgassi's Peacebound Trains, and his books have been recognized by the American Booksellers Association, School Library Journal, the International Reading Association, the Junior Library Guild, Parents' Choice, Parents' magazine, and Smithsonian magazine. Soentpiet has a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute.
"The well-written text, as substantial as the artwork in specific and authentic detail, draws readers into Peter's new world. A welcome story about contemporary Chinese American life." School Library Journal —