Alan and Naomi by Myron Levoy PDF

By Myron Levoy

it's 1944 in big apple urban, and Alan Silverman doesn’t are looking to surrender 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 stories through the conflict in France, Alan alterations 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 inner most 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 a great deal 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 by means of the poor occasions of the Holocaust. sincere, compassionate writing.” — the recent York Times

American Library organization: better of the easiest for Children

New York occasions: top 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 booklet Award Finalist

About the Author
Myron Levoy’s younger grownup novels often depict outsiders—often with humor—searching for identification and connections, with growing to be 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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