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Title A thousand beginnings and endings : 15 retellings of Asian myths and legends / edited by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]


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Description 328 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.
"Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate. Compiled by We Need Diverse Books's Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman, the authors included in this exquisite collection are: Renée Ahdieh, Sona Charaipotra, Preeti Chhibber, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Rahul Kanakia, Lori M. Lee, E.C. Myers, Cindy Pon, Aisha Saeed, Shveta Thakrar, and Alyssa Wong. A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman takes up her mother's mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place. From fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge, these stories will beguile readers from start to finish. For fans of Neil Gaiman's Unnatural Creatures and Ameriie's New York Times-bestselling Because You Love to Hate Me"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Forbidden fruit (Filipino) / by Roshani Chokshi -- Olivia's table (Chinese) / by Alyssa Wong -- Steel skin g(Hmong) / by Lori M. Lee -- Still star-crossed (Punjabi) / by Sona Charaipotra -- The counting the vermillion beads (Vietnamese) / by Aliette De Bodard -- The Land of the Morning Calm (Korean) / by E.C. Myers -- The smile (South Asian) / by Aisha Saeed -- Girls who twirl and other dangers (Gujarati) / by Preeti Chhibber -- Nothing into all (Korean) / by Renée Ahdieh -- Spear carrier (South Asian) / by Rahul Kanakia -- Code of honor (Filipino) / by Melissa De La Cruz -- Bullet, butterfly (Chinese) / by Elsie Chapman -- Daughter of the Sun (South Asian) / by Shveta Thakrar -- The crimson cloak (Chinese) / by Cindy Pon -- Eyes like candlelight (Japanese) / by Julie Kagawa.
Subject Mythology, Asian -- Juvenile fiction.
Tales -- Asia -- Juvenile fiction.
Short stories, American.
Mythology, Asian. (OCoLC)fst01031728
Short stories, American. (OCoLC)fst01117064
Tales. (OCoLC)fst01142246
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
Mythology, Asian -- Fiction.
Folklore -- Asia -- Fiction.
Asia -- Fiction.
Short stories.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Anthologies.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Country & Ethnic.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Legends, Myths, Fables.
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Folk tales. (OCoLC)fst01921662
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01726740
Fantasy fiction.
Short stories.
Folk tales.
Fantasy fiction.
Added Author Oh, Ellen, editor.
Chapman, Elsie, editor.
Container of (work): Chokshi, Roshani. Forbidden fruit.
Container of (work): Wong, Alyssa. Olivia's table.
Container of (work): Lee, Lori M. Steel skin.
Container of (work): Charaipotra, Sona. Still star-crossed.
Container of (work): Bodard, Aliette de. Counting of vermillion beads.
Container of (work): Myers, E. C. (Eugene C.), 1978- Land of the morning calm.
Container of (work): Saeed, Aisha. Smile.
Container of (work): Chhibber, Preeti. Girls who twirl and other dangers.
Container of (work): Ahdieh, Renée. Nothing into all.
Kanakia, Naomi. Spear carrier.
Container of (work): De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- Code of honor.
Container of (work): Chapman, Elsie. Bullet, butterfly.
Container of (work): Thakrar, Shveta. Daughter of the sun.
Container of (work): Pon, Cindy, 1973- Crimson cloak.
Container of (work): Kagawa, Julie. Eyes like candlelight.
ISBN 0062671154 (hardcover)
9780062671158 (hardcover)
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