New PDF release: Alan and Naomi

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 surrender his afternoon stickball online game for anyone—especially to not make associates with crazy-acting Naomi Kirshenbaum. but if he sees Naomi’s haunted face and hears approximately her frightening reviews through the struggle in France, Alan alterations his brain. Slowly he struggles to make Naomi communicate 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 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 greatly with Naomi, and Alan needs to achieve even deeper into himself for figuring out.

Reviews and Awards

“A poignant double portrait of a boy and lady 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 easiest for Children

New York occasions: most sensible Books for Children

Young grownup Library prone organization: better of the easiest 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 id and connections, with growing to be perception into their precise selves. Works comprise “Alan and Naomi,” “A Shadow Like a Leopard,” “Three Friends,” “Pictures of Adam,” and “Kelly 'n’ Me.”

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