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By Myron Levoy

ISBN-10: 0060238003

ISBN-13: 9780060238001

ISBN-10: 3125775817

ISBN-13: 9783125775817

it truly is 1944 in big apple urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to hand over his afternoon stickball video game for anyone—especially to not make buddies with crazy-acting Naomi Kirshenbaum. but if he sees Naomi’s haunted face and hears approximately her scary reviews through the conflict in France, Alan adjustments his brain. Slowly he struggles to make Naomi converse to him, and one day—miraculously—she starts off to belief him. quickly they percentage homework and video games, in addition to their private emotions. Alan reveals that Naomi isn't just clever, but in addition humorous and enjoyable to be with. Alan’s international adjustments and grows with the friendship. however the scars and fears of the Nazis are nonetheless greatly with Naomi, and Alan needs to achieve even deeper into himself for figuring out.

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“A poignant double portrait of a boy and woman whose lives are replaced via the bad occasions of the Holocaust. sincere, compassionate writing.” — the hot York Times

American Library organization: better of the easiest for Children

New York occasions: top Books for Children

Young grownup Library companies organization: better of the simplest List

National Awards for Children’s Books: Holland, Austria, and Germany

A nationwide publication Award Finalist

About the Author
Myron Levoy’s younger grownup novels often depict outsiders—often with humor—searching for id and connections, with transforming into perception into their real selves. Works contain “Alan and Naomi,” “A Shadow Like a Leopard,” “Three Friends,” “Pictures of Adam,” and “Kelly 'n’ Me.”

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It truly is 1944 in manhattan urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to quit his afternoon stickball online game for anyone—especially to not make neighbors with crazy-acting Naomi Kirshenbaum. but if he sees Naomi’s haunted face and hears approximately her scary studies in the course of the conflict in France, Alan adjustments his brain.

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