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Homesick, my own story: my own story

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The accolades speak for themselves:"Fritz draws the readers into scenes from her youth in the turbulent China of the mid-twenties. One comes to appreciate the generous affection of her nurse/companion Lin Nai-Nai, the isolating distance in her mother's grief over losing a second child, the dynamics of a suffering population venting its hostility on foreigners, and most of all, the loneliness of a child's exile from a homeland she has imagined constantly but never seen....A remarkable blend of truth and storytelling." -- Booklist , starred review"An insightful memory's-eye-view of her childhood...Young Jean is a strong character, and many of her reactions to people and events are timeless and universal." -- School Library Journal , starred review"Told with an abundance of humor--sometimes wry, sometimes mischievous and irreverent--the story is vibrant with atmosphere, personalities, and a palpable sense of place." -- The Horn Book "Every now and then a book comes along that makes me want to send a valentine to its author. Homesick is such a book....Pungent and delicious." -- Katherine Paterson, The Washington Post
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Grouped Work ID 99e2c421-9de3-6f97-af8e-d7c9867a993a
Grouping Title homesick my own story
Grouping Author fritz jean
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-17 17:19:40PM
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 6
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auth_author2 Fritz, Jean., Tomes, Margot,
author Fritz, Jean.
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display_description The author's fictionalized version, though all the events are true, of her childhood in China in the 1920's.
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primary_isbn 9780142407615
publishDate 1982, 2007, 2013
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subject_facet Americans -- China -- Juvenile fiction, China -- Fiction, China -- Juvenile fiction, Fritz, Jean -- Fiction, Fritz, Jean -- Juvenile fiction, National Book Award -- 1983, Newbery Honor book -- 1983
title_display Homesick, my own story
title_full Homesick : my own story / by Jean Fritz ; illustrated with drawings by Margot Tomes and photographs, Homesick : my own story [electronic resource] / Jean Fritz, Homesick, my own story / by Jean Fritz ; illustrated by Margot Tomes
title_short Homesick, my own story
title_sub my own story
topic_facet Americans, Fritz, Jean, National Book Award, Newbery Honor book