When Naomi, a refugee child from Nazi-occupied Paris who acts ‘crazy,’ moves into Alan Silverman’s building in New York, he does his best to avoid her. They slowly develop a deep and touching friendship "[which] is a joy [in] this warming story with its heart-wrenching ending. One of the more honest approaches to the repercussions of WW II" —SLJ.
1978 Boston Globe—Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction
1978 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
1978 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Book
Children's Books of 1977 (Library of Congress)
1969-1992 Best of the Best Books for Young Adults
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Myron Levoy is the author of The Witch of Fourth Street and Other Stories, among many other books for children. . It was a National Book Award finalist and was an honor book for both the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the Jane Addams Children's Book Awards. It also won the Silver Pencil Award in the Netherlands.
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064402096
Book Description HarperColl, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110064402096
Book Description HarperColl. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0064402096 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0021352