Peter and Veronica

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Scholastic Incorporated, Apr 1, 1987 - Friendship - 176 pages
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A twelve-year-old Jewish boy struggles to maintain his friendship with his tomboy classmate, Veronica, despite the opposition of their parents and the disapproval of his other friends.

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Peter's mother disapproves of Veronica because she's older and a girl and not Jewish, Veronica's mother disapproves of Peter because he is Jewish, but Peter and Veronica are friends—forever: "I swear ... Read full review


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Marilyn Sachs, author of "Lost in America," is also the author of more than 40 award-winning books, including A Pocket Full of Seeds, and the National Book Award finalist The Bear's House. She is a lifetime member of the Jane Austen Society and founder of its San Francisco branch.

Glanzman is one of America's most acclaimed portraitists.

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