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Author Yue, Guo, 1958-

Title Little Leap Forward : a boy in Beijing / Guo Yue and Clare Farrow ; [illustrations by] Helen Cann.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Meadowlark Fiction  F YUE c.2  ---  Available
Description p. cm.
Summary In Communist China in 1966, eight-year-old Leap Forward learns about freedom while flying kites with his best friend, by trying to get a caged wild bird to sing, and through the music he is learning to play on a bamboo flute. Includes author's notes on his childhood in Beijing, life under Mao Zedong, and the Cultural Revolution.
Subject China -- History -- 1949-1976 -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- History -- 1949-1976 -- Fiction.
Freedom -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Family life -- China -- Fiction.
Communism -- Fiction.
Added Author Farrow, Clare.
Cann, Helen, 1969- illustrator.
ISBN 9781846861147 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1846861144 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. NZ1 12397014

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