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Nine Open Arms

Author: Benny Lindelauf; Dasha Tolstikova; John Nieuwenhuizen
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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When the Boon family moves into an old, ramshackle house at the very edge of a small town in the Netherlands, Oma Mei, the grandmother of seven motherless children, relates the house's remarkable origin in the 1860s.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
History
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benny Lindelauf; Dasha Tolstikova; John Nieuwenhuizen
ISBN: 9781592701469 1592701469
OCLC Number: 879851561
Notes: "First published in 2004 in Dutch in the Netherlands by Em. Querido's Uitgeverij B.V. as Negen Open Armen."
Awards: Batchelder Award Honor, 2015
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 256 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Negen Open Armen.
Responsibility: Benny Lindelauf ; translated from the Dutch by John Nieuwenhuizen ; jacket and interior art by Dasha Tolstikova.

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The Boon family story and their indefatigable gallows humor are Lindelauf's literary memorial to those persecuted by history.  Read more...

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A 2015 Mildred L. Batchelder Honor Book "Every element of the tale has a purpose, and in the end, the multiple layers of past and present separate and come together in surprising, often discomfiting Read more...

 
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