Alan and Naomi by Myron Levoy PDF

By Myron Levoy

ISBN-10: 0060238003

ISBN-13: 9780060238001

ISBN-10: 3125775817

ISBN-13: 9783125775817

it really is 1944 in manhattan urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to quit 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 scary reports in the course of 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 unearths that Naomi isn't just clever, but in addition humorous and enjoyable to be with. Alan’s global alterations and grows with the friendship. however the scars and fears of the Nazis are nonetheless greatly with Naomi, and Alan needs to succeed in even deeper into himself for figuring out.

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 companies organization: better of the easiest List

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

A nationwide booklet Award Finalist

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

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