Marika (Google eBook)

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namelos llc, Sep 9, 2009
18 Reviews
A Hungarian girl comes to terms with being a Jew during WWII.HONORSBest Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of EducationOhioana Book Award finalist in the Juvenile category ?Ohioana Library AssociationBooks for the Teen Age ?NYPLBest Recent Historical Fiction: A Selective List by Michael CartNotable Children's Books of Jewish Content: The Best of the Bunch ?Association of Jewish Librariesselection for Cincinnati's city-wide reading program
  

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Review: Marika

User Review  - Carole Rae - Goodreads

Marika is set in Budapest, Hungary during WWII. The book focuses around Marika (a young girl) and her family, who all happen to be Jews. The story is told in young Marika's viewpoint. Her parents are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

I read a lot of books on Jews and the Holocaust, but I have to say that this is one of my favourites. When Apa builds the wall in the apartment that separates his apartment from Anya's, I could really ... Read full review

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Contents

Forgery
11
Maxi
15
Colette
22
Anya
32
School
39
Sore Throats
47
The Summer House
56
Kekes
65
Tibor and Tamas
93
Andras
99
Occupation
109
Yellow Stars
115
Pea Soup
128
Ilonka
134
Niece from Szendro
149
Dandelions
156

Shoes
78
The Chosen People
84
Epilogue
162
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About the author (2009)

Andrea Cheng teaches English as a Second Language in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she lives with her husband and their three children. She is the daughter of Hungarian Jewish immigrants and grew up among extended family members, many of whom survived the Holocaust. Her family spoke mostly Hungarian at home. Ms. Cheng attended Cornell University, where she studied Chinese. She is married to a Chinese American, himself the son of immigrants. She has written many books for children.

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