By Myron Levoy
Reviews and Awards
“A poignant double portrait of a boy and lady whose lives are replaced by way of the poor occasions of the Holocaust. sincere, compassionate writing.” — the recent York Times
American Library organization: better of the simplest for Children
New York occasions: most sensible Books for Children
Young grownup Library providers 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 identification and connections, with starting 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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Alan and Naomi by Myron Levoy