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Little green : growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Author: Chun Yu
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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I was born in a small city near the East Sea, when the Great Cultural Revolution began. My name is Little Green, my country Zhong Guo, the Middle Kingdom. When I was ten years old, our leader died and the revolution ended. And this is how I remember it. When Chun Yu was born in a small city in China, she was born into a country in revolution. The streets were filled with roaming Red Guards, the walls were covered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Named Person: Chun Yu; Chun Yu; Chun Yu
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chun Yu
ISBN: 0689869436 9780689869433 1415578044 9781415578049
OCLC Number: 54455353
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman book."
Awards: Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Sciences (2006).
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Growing up in the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Responsibility: Chun Yu.
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I was born in a small city near the East Sea, when the Great Cultural Revolution began. My name is Little Green, my country Zhong Guo, the Middle Kingdom. When I was ten years old, our leader died and the revolution ended. And this is how I remember it. When Chun Yu was born in a small city in China, she was born into a country in revolution. The streets were filled with roaming Red Guards, the walls were covered with slogans, and reeducation meetings were held in all workplaces. Every family faced danger and humiliation, even the youngest children. Shortly after Chun's birth, her beloved father was sent to a peasant village in the countryside to be reeducated in the ways of Chairman Mao. Chun and her brother stayed behind with their mother, who taught in a country middle school where Mao's Little Red Book was a part of every child's education. Chun Yu's young life was witness to a country in turmoil, struggle, and revolution -- the only life she knew. This first-person memoir of a child's view of the Chinese Cultural Revolution is a stunning account of a country in crisis and a testimony to the spirit of the individual -- no matter how young or how innocent.

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