Daughter of the Mountains

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First edition (publ. Viking Press)

Daughter of the Mountains is a children's novel by Louise Rankin. It tells the story of Momo, a Tibetan girl, who undertakes a long and difficult journey to save her little dog, a Lhasa Terrier, from the wool trader who stole him.[1] The novel, illustrated by Kurt Wiese, was first published in 1948 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1949.[2]


  1. ^ The Newbery & Caldecott Awards by the Association of Library Service for Children, p. 51
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 

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