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Little leap forward : a boy in Beijing

by Yue, Guo.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books 2008Edition: Hard cover.Description: 126 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1846861144.Subject(s): Fiction | Historical Fiction | Literature & Rhetoric
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In Communist China in 1966, eight-year-old Leap Forward learns about freedom while flying kites with his best friend, by trying to get a caged wild bird to sing, and through the music he is learning to play on a bamboo flute. Includes author's notes on his childhood in Beijing, life under Mao Zedong, and the Cultural Revolution.