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Mister Orange

Author: Truus Matti; Laura Watkinson; Jenni Desmond
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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When Linus Muller takes over making deliveries for his family's Manhattan grocery store in 1943, including bringing a crate of oranges every other week to an artist from Europe, the two become friends as they discuss war, the future, freedom, and imagination.
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Genre/Form: Mildred L. Batchelder book award: Winner
War stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Truus Matti; Laura Watkinson; Jenni Desmond
ISBN: 9781592701230 159270123X
OCLC Number: 825196513
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: Mildred L. Batchelder Award for most outstanding children's book in translation, 2014.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Mister Orange.
Responsibility: Truus Matti ; translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson ; jacket and interior art by Jenni Desmond.

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A 1940s NYC boy talks with Mondrian, known only as Mr. Orange, about the war, the future, creativity, and color.  Read more...

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