Homesick, My Own Story
BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR 1999 PAPER 163 PAGES MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A memoir of growing up in turbulent 1920s China, where the author's father was director of the YMCA. It's a candid, wonderfully written account of the country, told from a little girl's perspective. A Newbery Honor book, suitable for ages 9 to 12.