Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt
Add The Dreamweavers to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf
The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt
Hardcover $17.99
Sep 14, 2021 | ISBN 9780823444236

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (2) +
  • Mar 21, 2023 | ISBN 9780823453207 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Also available from:

  • Sep 14, 2021 | ISBN 9780823444236 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Sep 14, 2021 | ISBN 9780823450251 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Buy from Other Retailers:

Product Details

Praise

“A magical adventure, which shoots for the moon–and succeeds.”–Entertainment Weekly

★ “The book resonates with excitement and fantasy as Mei and Yun experience magic firsthand while using their wits and brainpower. . . . The story is balanced with imagination, love, sadness, new friends, old foes, and enchantment. . . . Rick Riordan fans will find this story to be entertaining and engaging as the magical adventure unfolds.”—School Library Journal, Starred Review

“Schmidt has nicely woven Chinese mythology and history into a fantastic adventure. Readers will find themselves entranced by Schmidt’s writing, which will draw them in much in the same way that a storyteller captivates listeners when retelling a folktale.”Booklist

“Schmidt creates a beautifully folkloric atmosphere imbued with elements of Chinese culture and myth. Mei, with her gut instinct and fighting skills, and Yun, with his nearsightedness and quick intelligence, make for a compelling lead duo, with plenty of opportunity for comedy and plot-propelling revelations.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“An entertaining tale . . . . “—The Horn Book

“In homage to her Chinese roots, Schmidt adroitly interweaves fantastical mythology with the historical context of the Ming Dynasty. . . . the twins’ unbreakable bond, paired with rich folkloric details, make for a heartening read.”—Publishers Weekly

“Seamlessly incorporates folklore and magic into a vivid middle-grade adventure about sibling bonds and destiny. . . . Chinese mythology and philosophy play a prominent role in The Dreamweavers, with Schmidt sewing the Jade Rabbit (a popular character in Chinese culture), the dream world, and yin and yang into her spellbinding story. . . . An entrancing story about the power of dreams, helping others and controlling our own destinies.”—Shelf Awareness

“An enchanting tale.”—Kirkus Reviews

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from G. Z. Schmidt
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top