by Laurence Yep
Dragonwings: Hands Down the Most Delicious Part of the Dragon Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Dragonwings? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Of what is Windrider a master?
Q. What is the name of Moon Shadow Lee’s family member who is prone to exaggeration?
Lies Through His Teeth
Q. What happens on Moon Shadow’s first night in America?
There is a fireworks display going on, which he watches from his window
A brick is thrown through one of the windows
His father is robbed and nearly killed by a gang of thugs
He meets a young girl with whom he falls immediately in love
He watches about twenty minutes of the news and decides to move to Canada
Q. What does Windrider tell Moon Shadow he wants to build?
A new home, one that isn’t connected to a Laundromat
A bridge connecting the city of San Francisco to the Marin Peninsula; Moon Shadow doesn’t have the heart to break it to him that someone beat him to it
Q. Where do Windrider and Moon Shadow find Black Dog, and then rescue him from being shot?
Outside an opium den
Inside of a bank vault
Behind a theater
Idiotically standing in front of one of the paper targets at a firing range
Q. What does Robin share with Moon Shadow?
Her thimble collection
The secret to maintaining flawless skin, per her latest issue of Glamour
A painting she painted of Moon Shadow
Her dime novels
Q. Of what is Jack, the leader of the neighborhood boys, afraid?
Being made to look stupid
Being punched in the nose
Spending the rest of his life spinning his wheels in a world that fails to reward industriousness and dogged persistence, simply treating him like just another cog in the societal machine, and spiders
Q. What causes the city to fall apart?
The collapse of the stock market
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906
A forty-foot tall sea monster
Q. What do Moon Shadow and Windrider name "Dragonwings?"
The eagle they find by the side of the road
The baby that is left in a basket on Windrider’s doorstep
The super-hot buffalo wings at the local Applebee’s
Q. What does the Company offer Windrider?
To take Moon Shadow off his hands
A partnership in the laundromat
A one-way ticket to return to China
A free wax and buff on his car