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Milkweed

Author: Jerry Spinelli
Publisher: London : Orchard, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the true story of Jews and Gypsies in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. But it is also the story of a street orphan who survives on quick thinking schemes to find food, who believes in bread, mothers and angels. A tragic but beautiful account through the eyes of the innocent, about the Holocaust.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Historical fiction
War
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Spinelli
ISBN: 1843624850 9781843624851 1843624842 9781843624844
OCLC Number: 56446216
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 269 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jerry Spinelli.

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This is a remarkable book - a great story that is funny and moving, but at the same time, quite harrowing. -- The Bookseller 20040101 A book which must now constitute the most remarkable of Read more...

 
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