The Hunter
The Hunter
By Mary Casanova
Illustrated by Ed Young
Atheneum , 2000
ISBN-10: 068982906X
Ages: 5 to 8
Hai Li Bu is a good hunter who makes a pact with the powerful Dragon King of the Sea in order to feed the people of his village during a drought. Hai Li Bu’s people are saved from famine. But as Hai Li Bu learns of a flood about to sweep away the village, he has to decide whether to sacrifice himself for the greater good of his community.

Awards: Anne Izard Stroytellers' Choice Award; Washington Irving Children's Choice Book Award