The magic paintbrush

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Publisher:
HarperCollins,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
When Steve grasped the painting, it tingled againsthis fingertips. He felf as if he had rubbed his shoes fast over a carpet. And the tingling spread his whole hand. "What'sgoing on?" he asked, scared.

From the moment Grandfathergives Steve a magic paintbrush that grants wishes, life in Chinatown will never be the same.

Steve can scarcely believe it. With his new paintbrush, everything he paints becomes real. Now he, Grandfather, and Uncle Fong can wish for anything their hearts desire. Steve's painting sends Uncle Fong back in time to the village of his childhood. Grandfather meets the legendary Lady on the Moon. Steve wonders if the magic paintbrush can bring his parents back. But when their greedy landlord, Mr. Pang, tries to use the magic paintbrush to make his wish come true, the three realize the paintbrush has its own agenda. Laurence Yep once again expertly weaves the spirit of magic and a contemporary San Francisco Chinatown setting in a whimsical novel that explores how the powerof memory and love help alleviate loss.

Steve can scarcely believe it. With his new paintbrush, everything he paints becomes real. Now he, Grandfather, and Uncle Fong can wish for anything their hearts desire. Steve's painting sends Uncle Fong back in time to the village of his childhood. Grandfather meets the legendary Lady on the Moon. Steve wonders if the magic paintbrush can bring his parents back. But when their greedy landlord, Mr. Pang, tries to use the magic pa

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9780060281991
9780060282004
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 3.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
530L
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subject_facetChinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction
Magic -- Juvenile fiction
Old age -- Juvenile fiction
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
Wishes -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe magic paintbrush
title_fullThe magic paintbrush / Laurence Yep ; drawings by Suling Wang
title_shortThe magic paintbrush
topic_facetChinese Americans
Grandfathers
Magic
Old age
Orphans
Wishes