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The Resource Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel, Ying Chang Compestine

Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel, Ying Chang Compestine

Label
Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel
Title
Revolution is not a dinner party
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ying Chang Compestine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter
Summary
Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173795
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Compestine, Ying Chang
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.C73615
LC item number
Rev 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persecution
  • Families
  • Physicians
  • Communism
  • Persecution
  • Family life
  • Physicians
  • Communism
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel, Ying Chang Compestine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Contents
  • The
  • terrifying birthday
  • Crushed under the heel
  • 2.
  • Bamboo in the wind
  • Revolution is not a dinner party
  • Drawing a class line
  • Dark clouds
  • Would I ever see him again?
  • The
  • 1.
  • long white rope
  • Shopping with Mother
  • 3.
  • Bridge behind Mao
  • Angry tiger
  • Too proud to bend
  • Waiting for Daddy
  • Howling wolf
  • Pig fat
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Little flower
  • Author's note
  • Historical background
  • Father's ponytails
  • Waste is a great crime
  • Bartering with Comrade Li--
  • Homemade ice cream and German chocolate
  • "Bloodsucking landlord!"
  • Will butterflies land on me?
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780805082074
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035465
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77333486
  • (OCoLC)77333486
Label
Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel, Ying Chang Compestine
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Contents
  • The
  • terrifying birthday
  • Crushed under the heel
  • 2.
  • Bamboo in the wind
  • Revolution is not a dinner party
  • Drawing a class line
  • Dark clouds
  • Would I ever see him again?
  • The
  • 1.
  • long white rope
  • Shopping with Mother
  • 3.
  • Bridge behind Mao
  • Angry tiger
  • Too proud to bend
  • Waiting for Daddy
  • Howling wolf
  • Pig fat
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Little flower
  • Author's note
  • Historical background
  • Father's ponytails
  • Waste is a great crime
  • Bartering with Comrade Li--
  • Homemade ice cream and German chocolate
  • "Bloodsucking landlord!"
  • Will butterflies land on me?
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780805082074
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006035465
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm77333486
  • (OCoLC)77333486

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