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Homesick My Own Story/2 Filmstrips & 2 Cassettes (The Newbery Award Series) by Jean Fritz

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Published by Random House Inc (T) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • People & Places - Asia,
  • Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11127018M
ISBN 100676306675
ISBN 109780676306675
OCLC/WorldCa11723863

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Filled with warmth, storytelling, and laughter, Homesick is a book to treasure: an exploration of the lessons we carry away with us from childhood, and a celebration of the bittersweet legacy of home. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below /5(). Homesick by Kate Klise is a great book and is better than others. It is about a boy named Benny growing up a quirky life. Mom leaves and now Benny lives a very small town with his dad that is a Hoarder. That never pays the bills/5.   Filled with warmth, storytelling, and laughter, Homesick is a book to treasure: an exploration of the lessons we carry away with us from childhood, and a celebration of the bittersweet legacy of   "Homesick" captivated me on so many levels, leaving me with the hope that more of Nevo's novels will find their way into English translations. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Jonathan Gilad. out of 5 stars I loved this book. Reviewed in the United States on Aug I loved this book/5(9).

Homesick’s hand-poured candles began as a hobby in our kitchen, and to this day we still create each unique candle by hand, one by one. Using input from locals in various states, we crafted scents that embody those places and bring us back home. keep that place with you, no matter where you live. /5(). "Your ache is not a unique one. It is an inherited one, buried deep inside the DNA of every human, crashing through history like tumbling dominoes, affecting one generation after another, each person caught up in its momentum. You are not alone; we all still hurt from the original fall." Right at the beginning of the human story, we lost our home. The impacts of our eviction from . Homesick is author Jean Fritz's story of her childhood growing up in China in a town called Hankow. While Jean adopts a first-person perspective and includes mostly real-life details from her life, some parts of Homesick are fictionalized in order to add dramatic interest. Jean starts the story as a ten-year-old girl in the town of Hankow.   A sentimental novel concerning nature, humanity, and the interconnectedness of it all, Prodigal Summer alternates between the stories of three different people over the course of one summer in Author: Sadie Trombetta.

Homesick: A Memoir. We photographers deal in things that are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished, there is no contrivance on earth that can make them come back again. Henri Cartier-Bresson. Read;. "Homesick" ( publication; pages) is a book from noted translator Jennifer Croft. As the book opens, we are introduced to various photographs with captions like "Remember when I used to make you practice saying words?", and we then are introduced to Amy and her younger sister Zoe, who are growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma/5(21). Homesick, My Own Story My Own Story. By Margot Tomes, Jean Fritz. Grades. X. Genre. Fiction. This book brings alive the true story of a young girl's experience in China. Although born and raised in China, Jean longed to go to America to live the life her parents and grandparents described. She relates stories of her life in China and the. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history.  She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award.      Ms. Fritz was the author of forty-five books Cited by: 9.