Homesick: My own Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jean Fritz

Homesick: My own Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jean Fritz year 2006
  • Book name: Homesick: My own Story
  • Author: Jean Fritz
  • Release date: 2006/12/4
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Teen and Young Adult
  • ISBN: 9780698117822
  • Rating: 9.37 of 10
  • Votes: 167
  • Review by: Graysen Noriega
  • Review rating: 8.9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 163
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H22M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classic Books for Children, Society & Social Issues, Children's Fiction, Family, Historical, People & Places
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, WORD, MOBI, HTML, PDF, JPEG, TXT. Compressed in ISO, ZIP, RAR, CHM
  • Download servers: BitShare, MEGA, Amazon Drive, Zippyshare, Google Drive
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x198x12mm
  • Weight: 145g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States

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