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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 105 Ratings and 105 Reviews

Book Description
Newbery Medal-winning author Jerry Spinelli (Maniac McGee, Stargirl) paints a vivid picture of the streets of the Nazi-occupied Warsaw during World War II, as seen through the eyes of a curious, kind, heartbreakingly na´ve orphan with many names. His name is Stopthief when people shout "Stop! Thief!" as he flees with stolen bread. Or it's Jew, "filthy son of Abraham," depending on who's talking to... More
Book Information
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
BindingHardcover (28 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
Publication Date09/09/2003
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About Jerry Spinelli (Author) : Jerry Spinelli (b. February 1, 1941, Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a noted children's author, specializing on novels written for and about early adolesence. Among his books are Milkweed, Space Station ... more
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10/3/2009 Marci L

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7/26/2009 julia b tagged as: I'm reading

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6/28/2009 Rachel Mallory said: This book is amazing! I can't wait to have my kids read this to really get into the emotion and setting of Warsaw during WWII. I couldn't put it down.
tags: I recommend, I read

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4/3/2009 Nicole P tagged as: I'm reading

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7/5/2008 Andrea White said: A fabulous book of historical importance--7th graders and above really identify with this one!
tags: Inspired me

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