The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China

By Ed Young, Libby Koponen
Publisher Hachette Book Group Imprint Little, Brown ISBN


Awards and Honors <i>Booklist</i> Top 10 Art Books for Youth, 2011; <i>Booklist</i> 2011 Editors' Choice, Books for Youth, Nonfiction, Middler Readers; <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Children's Books 2011, Nonfiction; <i>SLJ</i> Best Books of 2011, Nonfiction; ALA Notable Children’s Book 2012, Older; <i>Booklist</i> Top 10 Biography Books for Youth: 2012; 2012 CCBC Choices; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2012, Biography

The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China

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When war came to Shanghai, the home that Ed Young’s father built to keep his family safe became a place to picnic, roller-skate, play hide-and-seek, and watch planes. Gatefolds. Time line. Floor plans. Author’s note. Photographs in black and white and color. Full-color multimedia illustrations.
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