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Brookfield Library TEEN F/CHIM (Text to phone) 34029153299432 Teen New Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781338656138
  • ISBN: 1338656139
  • Physical Description: 236 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, [2021]

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"Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields. When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals...But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two couldn't be more different, but slowly they form a bond over evening swims and shared dreams. But as the bitterness of life under the Party begins to take its toll on both boys, they begin to imagine the impossible: freedom"-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Villages > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Liberty > Juvenile fiction.
Swimming > Juvenile fiction.
Communism > China > Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
China > Juvenile fiction.
Villages > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Freedom > Fiction.
Swimming > Fiction.
Communism > China > Fiction.
China > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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