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The island on Bird Street

Author: Uri Orlev; Hillel Halkin
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II a Jewish boy is left on his own for months in a ruined house in the Warsaw Ghetto, where he must learn all the tricks of survival under constantly life-threatening conditions.
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Genre/Form: Sydney Taylor book award: Winner
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orlev, Uri, 1931-
Island on Bird Street.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984, ©1983
(OCoLC)559396693
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uri Orlev; Hillel Halkin
ISBN: 9780395338872 0395338875 9780395616239 0395616239 9780780711051 078071105X
OCLC Number: 10277773
Notes: Translation of: ha-I bi-Reḥov ha-tsiporim.
Awards: Sydney Taylor, 1984.
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for most outstanding children's book in translation, 1985.
Description: xi, 162 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Father's secret --
Snow, and are people like trees? --
We're caught, old Boruch has a plan --
The ruined house --
My first venture out, and the Gryns --
Worthless treasure --
I'm hungry, but so are they --
The pistol really shoots --
Looters --
The larder and the bird floor --
The bunker --
The girl who did homework --
The uprising --
To the doctor --
The operation --
Bolek --
Winter --
The nicest day --
The Poles arrive --
Crying can be catching, just like laughter.
Other Titles: I bi-Reḥov ha-tsiporim.
Responsibility: Uri Orlev ; translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin.
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During World War II a Jewish boy is left on his own for months in a ruined house in the Warsaw Ghetto, where he must learn all the tricks of survival under constantly life-threatening conditions.

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