The house of sixty fathers /

De Jong, Meindert, 1906-1991.,

The house of sixty fathers / [print] Meindert Dejong ; pictures by Maurice Sendak. - 1st Harper Trophy ed. - New York : Harper and Row, [(c)1987, 1956. - 189 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

"A Harper Trophy book."

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.

0064402002 9780064402002




Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
World War (1939-1945)


Rapids


China--Juvenile fiction.
China--Fiction.

PZ7.D278.H687 1987 PZ7.D3675.S474.H687 1987