Li Lun, Lad of Courage

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First edition
(publ. Abingdon-Cokesbury Press)

Li Lun, Lad of Courage is a children's novel by Carolyn Treffinger. Set in China, it tells the story of a boy who tries to survive and grow rice on a barren mountain after being banished from his village.[1] The novel, illustrated by Kurt Wiese, was first published in 1947 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1948.[2]


  1. ^ The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: a Guide to the Medal and Honor Books by the Association for Library Service to Children, ALA Editions, 2009, page 65
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 

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