A Boy of Old Prague

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Scholastic Paperbacks, 1980 - Juvenile Fiction - 90 pages
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Ignorant, superstitious, devout, and fearful, the peasant boy Tomaś is sent to be a bond servant to a Jewish family living in 16th century Prague. Slowly Tomaś learns to overcome his prejudices, only to be confronted by grim reality when mass hatred is directed against the Jewish community.

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Tomas is caught stealing and sent to work in the Jewish ghetto as punishment by the Lord of the Manor. While there, he experiences justice and kindness and realizes the stories he's been told about ... Read full review

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