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Milkweed : a novel

Author: Jerry Spinelli
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2004] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He's a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. 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 some day, with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own. Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind. When  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Jewish fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Spinelli
ISBN: 0439676975 9780439676977 0439682363 9780439682367
OCLC Number: 56496129
Notes: "This edition is only available for distribution through the school market"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 208 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jerry Spinelli.

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He's a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. 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 some day, with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own. Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind. 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.

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