China Homecoming, Jean Fritz
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China Homecoming

Author: Jean Fritz

Narrator: Susan Boyce

Unabridged: 3 hr 34 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 08/01/2013

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography

Synopsis

China Homecoming is the sequel to Jean Fritz's Newbery Honor book Homesick: My Own Story. As a grown woman, Jean returned to China where she was born and lived until she was thirteen.Speaking Chinese, Jean felt welcome when she revisited China. Memories of her childhood washed over her as she visited her old home and the British School she had attended. Both had changed just as history had changed her hometown of Wuhan, but listeners will be moved at what it meant to Jean when she was declared an honorary citizen. An ALA Notable Book. A School Library Journal Best Book.

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