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The house of sixty fathers. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.

By: De Jong, Meindert, 1906-1991.
Contributor(s): Sendak, Maurice [ill.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Harper [1956]ISBN: 0060214813; 9780060214814.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Juvenile fiction | Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- China -- Juvenile fiction | Rapids -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | China -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: House of sixty fathers.DDC classification: [Fic]
Contents:
Rain on the sampan -- Sampan in the river -- Night in the mountains -- The river cliff --Cuckoos call at night -- In the town of terror -- The house of Sixty Fathers -- The long day -- Break down the mountains
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1957.Summary: Alone in a sampan with his pig and three ducklings, a little Chinese boy is whirled down a raging river, back to the town from which he and his parents had escaped the invading Japanese, and spends long and frightening days regaining his family and new home.
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Rain on the sampan -- Sampan in the river -- Night in the mountains -- The river cliff --Cuckoos call at night -- In the town of terror -- The house of Sixty Fathers -- The long day -- Break down the mountains

Alone in a sampan with his pig and three ducklings, a little Chinese boy is whirled down a raging river, back to the town from which he and his parents had escaped the invading Japanese, and spends long and frightening days regaining his family and new home.

Newbery Honor Book, 1957.

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