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

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

In this book, there is a child's perception of the reality of the terror of the Holocaust. Spoiled and living in Hungary with her older brother and well-to-do parents, Marika wants for nothing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kaitlyn *Broken* - Goodreads

this book is about a jewish girl named Marika and her child hood during the world war 2 and Holocaust. she lives with her mother, Father, and older brother Andras. her family is rich and her father is ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Andrea Cheng was born on September 19, 1957. After receiving a BA in English from Cornell University, she went to Switzerland, where she apprenticed to a bookbinder, attended a school of bookbinding called The Centro del Bel Libro, and learned French. Upon her return, she received an MS in linguistics from Cornell University. She taught English as a Second Language and children's literature at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. She was a children's author and illustrator. Her books included Grandfather Counts, Marika, The Key Collection, Honeysuckle House, Where the Steps Were, The Bear Makers, Brushing Mom's Hair, and the Year of... chapter book series. She died after a long illness on December 26, 2015 at the age of 58.

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