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The House of Sixty Fathers Tien Pao And Piglet He Names Glory Of The Republic After Baby Sister Beauty Of The Republic Drift Free In Storm Downriver Back To Japanese Territory Following Tiny Mountain Trails Back To Parents, He Meets American Aviator Guerillas Sneak Them Free Based On Real Story Of Boy Adopted By Squadron Of Sixty Flyers In Bunkhouse.


10 thoughts on “The House of Sixty Fathers

  1. says:

    A few years ago when reading The Rape of Nanking The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, I learnedabout the extreme animosity Chinese people hold for the Japenese.This 1957 Newbery Honor book reinforced what I learned This is a tale of the Japenese invasion of China As they systematically descerated the land, murdering the poor peasants, bullets shot throughout the air, finding helpless targets, and in the aftermath, red fire raged through the huts, burning livestock and people within A few years ago when reading The Rape of Nanking The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, I learnedabout the...


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    Here s one I ve picked up for my little guy s library We can t resist a book with a shiny medal on the cover I like to read kid books between my grownup books because they are easier to focus on during my book hangovers You know, when a particular book is so thought provoking that your mind is foggy with it s images and characters that it s rather hard to begin another book Okay, well now that I ve read it I will declare it to be one of my new all time favorites I can t believe I haven Here s one I ve picked up for my little guy s library We can t resist a book with a shiny medal on the cover I like to read kid books between my grownup books because they are easier to focus on during my book hangovers You know, when a particular book is so thought provoking that your mind is foggy with it s im...


  3. says:

    Yaya I wish that there were five stars, but nobody else wanted five stars I find it was cool when Tien Pao floated away by the bulls in the water and he didn t notice that one of them undid the twig So then, how did they float away They floated away when the pig was running and Tien Pao was screaming and running at the same tim...


  4. says:

    I pre read this book as part of my children s homeschool Sonlight Core F curriculum This book was probably one of the most heart wrenching reads I have ever read Yet it also brought tears of joy and so much happiness into my heart I am so thankful for having read this book It really s...


  5. says:

    This book was not what I was expecting, pretty intense at parts and emotional to read to the kids but we all thought it was a great book and loved the ending


  6. says:

    Ugh Had to read this book for school Just so boring Goes on and on and on about simple details.


  7. says:

    The House of Sixty Fathers is a book I listed with the theme of war and overcoming adversity in a reading list I compiled recently Teaching lower secondary students, I wanted to expand my knowledge of Young Adult YA fiction which explains my foray into them I had this book for a while, but bumped it up my reading list to commemorate the passing of its illustrator, Maurice Sendak I bought his book from the local independent bookstore that specialises in picture books, www.woodsinthebooks.sg, The House of Sixty Fathers is a book I listed with the theme of war and overcoming adversity in a reading list I compiled recently Teaching lower secondary students, I wanted to expand my knowledge of Young Adult YA fiction which explains my foray into them I had this book for a while, but bumped it up my reading list to commemorate the passing of its illustrator, Maurice Sendak I bought his book from the local independent bookstore that specialises in picture books, www.woodsinthebooks.sg, at Club Street The bookshop is so pretty, I could not not buy a book from it The House of Sixty Fathers tells the tale of hope, sheer determination, the pivotal kindness of strangers and good judgement True, the protagonist had a lot of help from good people who came to his aid along the way to get him reunited with his family, bu...


  8. says:

    Meindert DeJong is one of the great authors at writing interesting, emotionally involved stories for younger readers, using the kind of uncomplicated sentence structures that have universal appeal while also serving as a superb introduction to fine literature The House of Sixty Fathers is a classic type of adventure book, with the main character Tien Pao becoming hopelessly separated from his parents in China near the story s beginning Danger surrounds the boy at every turn the Japanese army Meindert DeJong is one of the great authors at writing interesting, emotionally involved stories for younger readers, using the kind of uncomplicated sentence structures that have universal appeal whil...


  9. says:

    The House of Sixty Fathers is a touching, although disturbing, children s novel It was written by Meindert DeJong, an award winning author, and is a Newbery Honour book itself It was first published in 1956 by Harper Brothers, now there are a few editions available The book is beautifully illustrated by Maurice Sendak Only a few days after his family escaped from their home and the Japanese, Tien Pao finds himself back in enemy territory, but this time alone Well, almost alone He has The House ...


  10. says:

    This is of the types of books I read as a second, third and fourth grader in a communist country I happen to like such books are the two books that come to mind Now, this particular story has a sequence of low probability events so you have to be smart when reading it to differentiate the truth from the fiction, from what is likely and what is very unlikely to happen So a lesson in that too The book does contain a few scenes which can make you discuss war This is of the types of books I read as a second, third and fourth grader in a communist country I happen to like such books are the two books that come to mind Now, this particular story has a sequence of low probability events so you have to be smart when reading it to differentiate the truth from the fiction, from what is likely and what is very unlikely to happen So a lesson in that too The book does contain a few scenes which can make you discuss war indetail The book has also tons of holes which is not a bad thing but a thoug...


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