T4: A Novel in Verse

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 108 pages
It is 1939. Paula Becker, thirteen years old and deaf, lives with her family in a rural German town. As rumors swirl of disabled children quietly disappearing, a priest comes to her family’s door with an offer to shield Paula from an uncertain fate. When the sanctuary he offers is fleeting, Paula needs to call upon all her strength to stay one step ahead of the Nazis.

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

Just as I started to become a fan of novels in verse, this one made me question their purpose/usefulness/effect. I realized that this "novel in verse" is merely a 2-3 page memoir, if written in prose ... Read full review

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User Review  - KimJD - LibraryThing

Proof that it's not the size of the book that determines the wallop it packs. In just over 100 pages of free verse, the author (herself deaf) opens readers' eyes to the breadth of the Nazis' horrors ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Ann Clare LeZotte is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and she has had her poems published in the American Poetry Review, the New Republic, and the Threepenny Review. She lives in Gainesville, Florida. She is completely deaf.

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