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Author Yue, Guo, 1958-
Title Little Leap Forward : a boy in Beijing / by Guo Yue and Clare Farrow ; illustrated by Helen Cann.
Pub Info Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, c2008.
book jacket
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J FICTION YUE     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J FICTION YUE     WITHDRAWN
Descript 126 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
Audience 810L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.2 2 2 124730
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
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 Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- China -- Juvenile fiction.
Communism -- Juvenile fiction.
Freedom -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Family life -- China -- Fiction.
Communism -- Fiction.
China -- History -- 1949-1976 -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- History -- 1949-1976 -- Fiction.
Add Author Farrow, Clare.
Cann, Helen, 1969-
ISBN 9781846861147 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $16.99
1846861144 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $16.99
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