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7 edition of Young Fu of the upper Yangtze. found in the catalog.

Young Fu of the upper Yangtze.

by Elizabeth (Foreman) Lewis

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- China -- Fiction,
    • China -- Fiction,
    • China -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      In the 1920"s a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Ed Young. Introd. by Pearl S. Buck.
      ContributionsYoung, Ed., illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.L5849 Yo5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 267 p.
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5308170M
      ISBN 100030074711
      LC Control Number72091654

      First published in , "Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze" was one of the earliest Newbery Medal winners. Although China has changed since that time, Young Fu. Young Fu is bound for seven years to be an apprentice to Tang the coppersmith, and his new life in the s Chinese city Chungking is both exciting and terrifying. Young Fu endures the taunts of his coworkers, and must live by his wits on the streets. Young Fu's eagerness to help others and his acts of courage earn him many friends, and finally, Price Range: $ - $

      Get this from a library! Young Fu of the upper Yangtze. [Elizabeth Foreman Lewis; William Low] -- In the 's, a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune. Get this from a library! Young Fu of the upper Yangtze. [Elizabeth Foreman Lewis; Kurt Wiese] -- Young Fu is apprenticed to Tang, the coppersmith, against the backdrop of the China of the 's.

      Young Fu is bound as an apprentice to a coppersmith for seven years. Life in China in the 's is both exciting and terrifying, yet for Young Fu, the pleasures far outweigh the dangers., .   Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze: Elizabeth Foreman Lewis, William Low: Books -


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Young Fu of the upper Yangtze by Elizabeth (Foreman) Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A classic Newbery Award winner, with an introduction /5. Elizabeth Foreman Lewis (d. ) went to China in where she studied the Chinese language and history, and held teaching posts in Shanghai, Chungking, and Nanking.

She is the author of Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. William Low is the author and illustrator of Chinatown and Old Penn Station, as well as a four-time Silver Medal winner at the Society of by: 8.

First published inYoung Fu of the Upper Yangtze was one of the earliest Newbery Medal winners. Although China has changed since that time, Young Fu's experiences are universal: making friends, making mistakes, and making one's way in the world/5(28). Young Fu of the upper Yangtze by Elizabeth (Foreman) Lewis; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: City and town life, Fiction, Juvenile fiction; Places: China.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze is a children’s novel by American author Elizabeth Foreman Lewis. Set in China near the Yangtze River, it follows Fu Yuin-fa, a young man who travels from the farmlands of western China in the hopes of training as a coppersmith in.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis and Ed Young. 8 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Movie; Book Guides, Activities & Lessons 2. Story Map Multi-Leveled Lesson. Created by. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Summary.

Although many things have changed on both the cultural and political fronts in China since this book was written, Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze remains a good introduction to the ancient and venerable civilization of The Middle Kingdom.". its past. The story of Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze is a prologue to modern China.

Pearl S. Buck Danby, Vermont October A CITY SET UPON A HILL Young Fu stood on the narrow curbing before Dai's two-storied tenement in Chair-Maker's Way, Chungking, and stared about him.

In the doorway FuCited by: 8. A glance had shown a formality of language that did not bode well. Elizabeth Foreman Lewis's Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze would be the oldest of the Newbery Award books that I have read.

I wondered if it weren't very dated, a World War and a Communist revolution having intervened, not to mention Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, and wild Chinese economic growth. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze is a wonderful book that I could continue reading a long time. The literature provided by Elizabeth Foreman is rich with interesting characters and a lush background.

It seems like you want to get inside of the book and find out what's going on in their heads. The story is set in 's China after the Empress dies.5/5(5). First published inYoung Fu of the Upper Yangtze was one of the earliest Newbery Medal winners.

Although China has changed since that time, Young Fu's experiences are universal: making friends, making mistakes, and making one's way in the world. Young Fu is from a small rural village, so when he first arrives in Chungking, a bustling city, he is fascinated with all that it has to offer.

Set in the s, the story highlights the trials and tribulations of growing up that are still true today. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze is a book by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in The story revolves around Fu Yuin-fah, the son of a widow from the countryside of western China, who wishes to become a coppersmith in the big city on the Yangtze River, Chungking.

With the help of many people, including an old scholar and a. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze book. When Young Fu arrives with his mother in bustling s Chungking, all he has seen of the world is the rural farming village where he has grown up.

He knows nothing of city life. But the city, with its wonders and dangers, fascinates the year-old boy, and he sets out to make the best of what it has to offer : Elizabeth Foreman Lewis. First published inYoung Fu of the Upper Yangtze was one of the earliest Newbery Medal winners.

Although China has changed since that time, Young Fu's experiences are universal: making friends, making mistakes, and making one's way in the world/5(12). Preview of Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Summary.

Although many things have changed on both the cultural and political fronts in China since this book was written, Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze remains a good introduction to the ancient and venerable civilization of The Middle Kingdom.".

Author: Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman; Illustrated by Kurt Wiese. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Title: Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Hardcover with black cloth boards,octavo, pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book VG- with rubbing to boards and spine that wipes nearly all the gilt from front board and spine, mild wear to spine ends and corners, top corners bumped, binding tender with Seller Rating: % positive.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze, by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis, is meant to serve as a child’s introduction to China, in addition to being a bildungsroman. It is set in the ’s (according to the Western calendar), and Lewis drew material for the book off of her experience as a missionary in China.

First published inYoung Fu of the Upper Yangtze was one of the earliest Newbery Medal winners. Although China has changed since that time, Young Fu's experiences are universal: making friends, making mistakes, and making one's way in the by: 8. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze; Zoom.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. An award winning story of a young boy who lived in China during the perilous s. Add to Cart. Qty: SKU: FA Availability: In stock. $ SKU: FA share. Description; What's. Elizabeth Foreman Lewis (d. ) went to China in where she studied the Chinese language and history, and held teaching posts in Shanghai, Chungking, and Nanking.

She is the author of Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. William Low is the author and illustrator of Chinatown and Old Penn Station, as well as a four-time Silver Medal winner at the Society of Illustrators.Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze.

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Elizabeth Foreman Lewis () On page 45 there is one of a few gruesome or intense scenes scattered throughout the book when young Fu encounters some soldiers in the street abusing their power by harassing, and ultimately shooting, a coolie.Young Fu is bound for seven years to be an apprentice to Tang the coppersmith, and his new life in the s Chinese city Chungking is both exciting and terrifying.

Young Fu endures the taunts of his coworkers, and must live by his wits on the streets. Young Fu's eagerness to help others and his acts of courage earn him many friends, and finally.