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Uri Orlev

Young Adult, 1990

A moving story of sorrow and love and of the complicated search for identity and companionship.


Batchelder Award, American Library Association, 1996



Rights Sold to:

China: Bridging Culture; Germany, Belz and Gelberg; Holland, De Fontein; Israel, Keter; USA, Houghton Mifflin/Puffin Books


“It’s the factual situation that will keep the kids reading.” – Booklist

“Orlev has created an intimate portrayal of the life and times for Jews during WWII era...the book goes beyond Jewish issues – they have non-Jewish characters who are crucial to plot development and who add balance.” – School Library Journal

“Orlev has succeeded in bringing to life the moving story of some of the survivors of the Holocaust.” – The Horn Book Magazine

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