Choose one prompt:
After Minli rests, she has the opportunity to hear
more about Green Tiger. What does she discover
about the origins of the Green Tiger? How do the
villagers discover the tea used to cure the tiger’s
After Dragon is well again, it is time to continue
their journey. The people of the Village of the Moon
Rain make Minli a warm coat. What do they use to
make this coat? Why is this gift an example of true
On the journey, Minli and Dragon hear the story of
Da-A-Fu’s ancestors. How does this story help you
understand an earlier story in this book? Why do you
think the Old Man of the Moon moved their home?
When Minli and her traveling companions arrive at
Never Ending Mountain, it seems too far away for
them to reach. What idea does Minli put into
action in order to get a message to the Old Man
of the Moon?
When Minli suggests Da-A-Fu could ask the Old
Man of the Moon how to change their fortune, they
laugh. Why do they laugh? Does this remind you
of the reaction of any other character in this book?
Which character? How is this character similar and
different from Da-A-Fu?