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By Myron Levoy

it's 1944 in long island urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to hand over 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 struggle 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 proportion homework and video games, in addition to their private emotions. Alan reveals that Naomi isn't just clever, but additionally humorous and enjoyable to be with. Alan’s international alterations and grows with the friendship. however the scars and fears of the Nazis are nonetheless a great deal with Naomi, and Alan needs to succeed in even deeper into himself for realizing.

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

American Library organization: better of the simplest for Children

New York instances: 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 booklet Award Finalist

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

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