He’s a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Fast. Filthy son of Abraham.
He’s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He’s a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans. He’s a boy who believes in bread, and mothers, and angels. He’s a boy who wants to be a Nazi some day, with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own. Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind. And when the trains come to empty the Jews from the ghetto of the damned, he’s a boy who realizes it’s safest of all to be nobody.
Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli takes us to one of the most devastating settings imaginable—Nazi-occupied Warsaw of World War II—and tells a tale of heartbreak, hope, and survival through the bright eyes of a young orphan.
From the Hardcover edition.
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ohh manUser Review - Elmzee - Borders
This book was actualy REALLY good...it was in the pov of a orphan child who soon found his place in the world..to run and eat. This book has so much more then that to it. It's kinda like to "kill a ... Read full review
Obsessed!!!User Review - BoOkWoRm121 - Borders
I've read this book so much that even if you recite a line I can say the whole conversation or part that involved that line... I love it so much and every time I read it I cry... This book was definitely not hard to get into... Well for me at least... Read full review