Milkweed

March 23, 2010|
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
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A stunning novel of the Holocaust from Newbery Medalist, Jerry Spinelli. And don''t miss the author''s highly anticipated new novel, Dead Wednesday, coming August 2021.

He''s a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Filthy son of Abraham.

He''s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He''s a boy who steals food for himself, and the other orphans. He''s a boy who believes in bread, and mothers, and angels.

He''s a boy who wants to be a Nazi, with tall, shiny jackboots of his own-until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind.

And when the trains come to empty the Jews from the ghetto of the damned, he''s a boy who realizes it''s safest of all to be nobody.

Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli takes us to one of the most devastating settings imaginable-Nazi-occupied Warsaw during World War II-and tells a tale of heartbreak, hope, and survival through the bright eyes of a young Holocaust orphan.
JERRY SPINELLI is the author of many novels for young readers, including Dead Wednesday, The Warden''s Daughter; Stargirl; Love, Stargirl; Milkweed; Crash; Wringer; and Maniac Magee, winner of the Newbery Medal; along with Knots in My Yo-Yo String, the autobiography of his childhood. A graduate o...
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Title:Milkweed
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.94 X 5.13 X 0.48 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.94 X 5.13 X 0.48 in
Published:March 23, 2010
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780375861475

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