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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781429934138224 Pages, Ages 10-14
It's 1938, and twelve-year-old Edith is about to move from the tiny German village she's lived in all her life to a place that seems as foreign as the moon: Chicago, Illinois. And she will be doing it alone. This dramatic and chilling novel about one girl's escape from Hitler's Germany was inspired by the experiences of the author's mother, one of twelve hundred children rescued by Americans as part of the One Thousand Children project.
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Is It Night or Day? is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
ALA Best Books for Young Adults, Maine Student Book Award Master List, American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, Tennessee Intermediate Volunteer State Book Award Master List, TN YA Volunteer State Book Award ML, TN Intermed Volunt State Book Award ML, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, CPL: Chicago Public Library Best of the Best
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