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By Myron Levoy

ISBN-10: 0060238003

ISBN-13: 9780060238001

ISBN-10: 3125775817

ISBN-13: 9783125775817

it really is 1944 in long island urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to surrender his afternoon stickball video game for anyone—especially to not make pals with crazy-acting Naomi Kirshenbaum. but if he sees Naomi’s haunted face and hears approximately her frightening studies through the battle in France, Alan adjustments his brain. Slowly he struggles to make Naomi converse to him, and one day—miraculously—she starts to belief him. quickly they percentage homework and video games, in addition to their private emotions. Alan reveals that Naomi is not just clever, but additionally 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 a great deal with Naomi, and Alan needs to achieve even deeper into himself for realizing.

Reviews and Awards

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

American Library organization: better of the simplest for Children

New York occasions: most sensible Books for Children

Young grownup Library providers organization: better of the simplest List

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

A nationwide e-book Award Finalist

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

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