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Babushka's Doll Whirligig PB Price of Privilege
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Babushka's Doll Whirligig PB Price of Privilege
Natasha notices doll sitting on Babushka's (her grandmother) shelf...doll Babuska tells Natasha she played w/just once when she was little.  When Natasha plays w/doll while Babushka goes to store for groceries, she discovers why once is enough w/Babushka's doll...& finds out just how tiring it can be to take care of child who wants everything NOW. With a family always on the move, popularity and the ability to fit in quickly are vital to Brent Bishops high school survival. When he blows his chances with the girl of his dreams in front of everyone, hes devastated. Brent tries to end it all in a fatal car crash, but instead he finds an unlikely beginning. Hes sent on a journey of repentancea cross-country trip building whirligigs. His wind toys are found by people in need: a Maine schoolgirl yearning for her first love, a Miami street-sweeper desperate for peace and quiet, a kid in Washington who just wants to play baseball, and a San Diego teenager dealing with loss. Brents whirligigs bring hope to others, but will they be able to heal the wounds deep inside himself? The Price of Privilege

How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

by Madeline Levine.

Madeline Levine has been a practicing psychologist for twenty-five years, but it was only recently that she began to observe a new breed of unhappy teenager. When a bright, personable fifteen-year-old girl, from a loving and financially comfortable family, came into her office with the word empty carved into her left forearm, Levine was startled. This girl and her message seemed to embody a disturbing pattern Levine had been observing. Her teenage patients were bright, socially skilled, and loved by their affluent parents. But behind a veneer of achievement and charm, many of these teens suffered severe emotional problems. What was going on?
Septembers of Shiraz Where God Was Born Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting Birmingham Church Bombers HB
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The Septembers of Shiraz: A Novel by Dalia Sofer

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

A Sami Rohr Group finalist.

In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, rare-gem dealer Isaac Amin is arrested, wrongly accused of being a spy. Terrified by his disappearance, his family must reconcile a new world of cruelty and chaos with the collapse of everything they have known.
Where God Was Born

A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest Stories

by Bruce Feiler

At a time when America debates its values and the world braces for religious war, Bruce Feiler, author of the New York Times bestsellers Walking the Bible and Abraham, travels ten thousand miles through the heart of the Middle East—Israel, Iraq, and Iran—and examines the question: Is religion tearing us apart ... or can it bring us together?
On the morning of September 15, 1963, a bomb exploded outside the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls. Thirty-two years later, stymied by a code of silence and an imperfect and often racist legal system, only one person, Robert "Dynamite Bob" Chambliss, had been convicted in the murders, though a wider conspiracy was suspected. With many key witnesses and two suspects already dead, there seemed little hope of bringing anyone else to justice. But in 1995 the FBI and local law enforcement reopened the investigation in secret, led by detective Ben Herren of the Birmingham Police Department and special agent Bill Fleming of the FBI. For over a year, Herren and Fleming analyzed the original FBI files on the bombing and activities of the Ku Klux Klan, then began a search for new evidence. Their first interviewwith Klansman Bobby Frank Cherrybroke open the case, but not in the way they expected. Told by a longtime officer of the Birmingham Police Department, Last Chance for Justice is the inside story of one of the most infamous crimes of the civil rights era. T. K. Thorne follows the ups and downs of the investigation, detailing how Herren and Fleming identified new witnesses and unearthed lost evidence. With tenacity, humor, dedication, and some luck, the pair encountered the worst and best in human nature on their journey to find justice, and perhaps closure, for the citizens of Birmingham.

Revealing the story of the re-opening of the Birmingham Alabama church bombing of 1963, this insider's account divulges the ins and outs of the investigation led by detective Ben Herren of the Birmingham Police Department and special agent Bill Fleming of the FBI. For more than a year, they analyzed the original FBI files on the bombing and activities of the Ku Klux Klan, then began a search for new evidence. Their first interviewwith Klansman Bobby Frank Cherrybroke open the case, but not in the way they expected. Herren and Fleming unearthed lost evidence and convinced long-silent witnesses to tell their stories. With tenacity, humor, dedication, and some luck, the pair encountered the worst and best in human nature on their journey to find justice, and perhaps closure, for the citizens of Birmingham.

Revealing the story of the reopening of the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing of 1963, this insiders account divulges the ins and outs of the investigation led by detective Ben Herren of the Birmingham Police Department and special agent Bill Fleming of the FBI. For more than a year, they analyzed the original FBI files on the bombing and activities of the Ku Klux Klan, then began a search for new evidence. Their first interview--with Klansman Bobby Frank Cherry--broke open the case, but not in the way they expected. Herren and Fleming unearthed lost evidence and convinced long-silent witnesses to tell their stories. With tenacity, humor, dedication, and some luck, the pair encountered the worst and best in human nature on their journey to find justice, and perhaps closure, for the citizens of Birmingham.

Revealing the story of the reopening of the case of the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing of 1963, this insider's account divulges the ins and outs of the investigation led by detective Ben Herren of the Birmingham Police Department and special agent Bill Fleming of the FBI. For more than a year, they analyzed the original FBI files on the bombing and activities of the Ku Klux Klan, then began a search for new evidence. Their first interviewwith Klansman Bobby Frank Cherrybroke open the case, but not in the way they expected. Herren and Fleming unearthed lost evidence and convinced long-silent witnesses to tell their stories. With tenacity, humor, dedication, and some luck, the pair encountered the worst and best in human nature on their journey to find justice, and perhaps closure, for the citizens of Birmingham.
The Tiger's Wife (PB) Faith Club Year Mom Got Religion
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The Tiger's Wife  (PB) Faith Club Year Mom Got Religion
by Ta Obreht

In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfathers recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with the deathless man. But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told herthe legend of the tigers wife.



NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal  O: The Oprah Magazine  The Economist  Vogue  Slate  Chicago Tribune  The Seattle Times  Dayton Daily News  Publishers Weekly  Alan Cheuse, NPRs All Things Considered

SELECTED ONE OF THE TOP 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times  Entertainment Weekly  The Christian Science Monitor  The Kansas City Star  Library Journal

Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award in Fiction

Winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction

One of the New York Times Book Review's Top 10 Books of 2011
The Faith Club

A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew-- Three Women Search for Understanding

by Ranya Idliby

A groundbreaking book about Americans searching for faith and mutual respect, The Faith Club weaves the story of three women, their three religions, and their urgent quest to understand one another.

After September 11, Ranya Idliby, an American Muslim of Palestinian descent,faced constant questions about Islam, God, and death from her children, the only Muslims in their classrooms. Inspired by a story about Muhammad, Ranya reached out to two other mothers to write an interfaith children's book that would highlight the connections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. After just a few meetings, however, the women realized that they themselves needed an honest and open environment where they could admit — and discuss — their concerns, stereotypes, and misunderstandings. After hours of soul-searching about the issues that divided them, Ranya, Suzanne, and Priscilla grew close enough to discover and explore what united them.
The Year Mom Got Religion

One Woman's Midlife Journey into Judaism

by Lee Meyerhoff Hendler

Lighthearted, humorous, and poignant, this spiritual autobiography tells the tale of one woman's awakening to religious understanding during middle age, and how her wish to make her faith an essential part of her life affected her, her family, and her lifestyle.
Invisible as Air Sisters At Sinai Seven Questions You're Asked in Heaven
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Invisible as Air by Zoe Fishman Sisters At Sinai Seven Questions You're Asked in Heaven by Ron Wolfson
Sylvie does the grocery shopping, the laundry, the scheduling,...She's also secretly addicted to the Oxycontin intended for her husband. She tells herself that the pills are temporary... Sisters At Sinai : New Tales Of Biblical Women by Jill Hammer

This collection of 24 stories about women in the Bible draws from the ancient tradition of Midrash; it brings to life the inner world and experiences of these characters, weaving both rabbinic legends and the author's own imagination into the biblical texts. Readers will discover Lilith, Eve, Leah, Miriam, and many other notable women.
Ron Wolfson provides an advance copy of the questions you ll be asked in heaven, encouraging you to reflect on your life goals and providing ideas both big and small for achieving them, a wise guide to a well-lived life.
Victory Season: End of WWII & Birth of Baseball's Golden Age PB Superman: High Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero PB Ursula's Prism
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Victory Season: End of WWII & Birth of Baseball's Golden Age HB Superman: High Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero PB Ursula's Prism
In the spring of 1946, the country was ready to heal. The war was finally
over, and as America's fathers and brothers were coming home, so too
were the sport's greats. The Victory Season brings to vivid life these years of baseball and war.
Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America's most adored and enduring heroes. Tye, the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Satchel," has written the first history of the Man of Steel and the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made the icon. Ursula s Prism is based on the true story of Ursula Swartz and five other childrenwho escaped from Bergen-Belsen and crossed war-torn Germany on foot to freedom. Ursula shares the secrets of the prism with the other children and the power of there imagination gives them the strength to survive. Running, hiding and stealing, day after day was all the children knew since escaping from the concentration camp known as Bergen-Belsen. They found that life ouside the camp was just as brutal as inside. Six year-old Ursula, her older brother and four other children were smuggled out of the camp by a brave soldier in the bottom of his truck. Handing them a few provisions, the soldier dropped off the children in the forest, leaving them to fend for themselves. Ursula s Prism is a story of heroism, courage and honor as this group of six children fight to survive in a war-torn Germany, showing the resiliency and strength of the human spirit when faced with seemingly impossible circumstances
Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America Bitter Freedom Righteous Gentiles
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As little boy, Jean Laffite dreamed of becoming pirate.  When he grew up, that's exactly what he did.  Little did he dream, however, that one day he'd be called the Hero of New Orleans!  A pirate turned American patriot? Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Naton, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves along with two of Jafa's brothers managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop. The four adults managed to survive for 22 months in the grave-like space (less than five feet across and about four feet high) with the help of Jozef Zwonarz, the mechanic. He alone knew of their hiding space and he alone had to secretly supply them with whatever food and water he could manage to sneak to them (mainly old potatoes and very small amounts of water). Wallach graphically describes the darkness, the hunger, the insects, and the fear. Since the hole they were in was less than twenty feet from a Gestapo headquarters in their small town in occupied Poland, they had to be especially quiet. Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible

Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships

by Jeffrey K. Salkin.

Now more than ever, gentiles are an integral part of the Jewish community. But they are not new to the Jewish story. In fact, righteous gentiles go back to Abraham. The story of the Jewish people can't be told without them. This engaging book is an informative and inspiring look at the sympathetic non-Israelite characters of the Hebrew Bible and the redemptive relationships they had with the Jewish people. Relying on biblical and extra-biblical sources, it introduces each character, drawing lessons from the life of each that will be relevant to the reader, whether Jewish or Christian.
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The Genizah at the House of Shepher

by Tamar Yellin

Shulamit, a biblical scholar from England, returns to her grandparents' home in Jerusalem for a visit, after an absence of many years. Almost immediately she becomes embroiled in a family feud over possession of the so-called Shepher Codex, a mysterious and valuable manuscript which has been discovered in the attic. In tracing the origins of the Codex she uncovers the history of the Shepher family itself: of her great-grandfather, who traveled to Babylon in search of the ten lost tribes; of her grandfather, a dreamer whose Zionist ideals brought him into conflict with his religion; of her parents, and their tormented love affair; and of her own orphaned and unhappy past.
In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.

Bomb is a 2012 National Book Awards finalist for Young Peoples Literature.

Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title.

Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.
Praise Her Works : Conversations With Biblical Women

by Penina V. Adelman

Weaving together Jewish tradition and modern society through stories, commentary, and questions

This rich collection celebrates 23 biblical women, from the familiar Sarah, Miriam, Ruth, and Esther, to the more mysterious Hatzlelponi (mother of Samson) and the unnamed Wife of Ovadiah. Based on the 13th-century Yemenite Midrash ha-Gadol (literally, the Great Midrash)-a work only partially translated into English and, until now, virtually unknown to American Jews-this new volume presents stories, commentaries, original monologues, and discussion topics touching upon the lives of Jewish women today.
Reason I Jump HB Light Fell Kids Speak 7
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Reason I Jump HB Light Fell Kids Speak 7
Youve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. Twenty years have passed since Joseph left behind his entire life — his wife Rebecca, his five sons, his father, and the religious Israeli farming community where he grew up &3151; when he fell in love with a man, the genius rabbi Yoel Rosenzweig. Naftali - model student, draws admiration of his classmates...until one of them discovers his secret.

Chaya - ball of energy, loves recess & games she & her friends play. There's only one problem: she doesn't know how to lose.

Ari - scared stiff of police, runs to hide whenever he hears siren. Then he finds himself face to face w/policeman.

Binyamin - sharp as tack, solves mysteries fast. Nothing escapes him & that's problem. If he reveals what he found out, someone might get hurt.

Baruch - burning mad at his younger brother, wants to hit him. His older sister Rivky suggests different approach, one that will change his life...& hers.

11 children just like you are heroes of Kids Speak 7.
Astronaut Wives Club: True Story HB Abraham All Other Nights
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Astronaut Wives Club: True Story HB Abraham All Other Nights
As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying
missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young
wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses
into American royalty.  THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the real
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Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

by Bruce Feiler.

At a moment when the world is asking if the religions can get along, Abraham stands as the shared ancestor of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. He holds the key to our deepest fears — and our possible reconciliation. Bruce Feiler set out on a personal quest to better understand our common patriarch. Traveling in war zones, climbing through caves and ancient shrines, and sitting down with the world's leading religious minds, Feiler discovers the untold story of the man who defines faith for half the world.
All Other Nights

by Dara Horn

A Civil War spy page-turner meets an exploration of race and religion in 19th-century America in Horn's enthralling latest. Jacob Rappaport, the 19-year-old scion of a wealthy Jewish import-export family, flees home and enlists in the Union army to avoid an arranged marriage.

When his superiors discover his unique connections, he is sent on espionage missions that reveal an American Jewish population divided by the Mason-Dixon line, but united by business, religious and family ties. After being sent to assassinate his uncle in New Orleans on Passover, Jacob's next assignment proves even more daunting: marry the feisty Confederate spy Eugenia Levy.
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My Father's Paradise

A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq

by Ariel Sabar.

I am the keeper of my family's stories. I am the guardian of its honor. I am the defender of its traditions. As the first-born son of a Kurdish father, these, they tell me, are my duties. And yet even before my birth I resisted.

So begins Ariel Sabar's true tale of a father and a son, and the two worlds that kept them apart and finally brought them together: ancient Iraq and modern America.
Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is an epic love story set against the 1960s U.S. space program, when deeply-buried secrets could threaten not just a marriage, but a country.

Maria was barely eighteen as WWII was coming to its explosive end. A brilliant violinist, she tried to comfort herself with the Sibelius Concerto as American bombs rained down. James Cooper wasn't much older. A roguish fighter pilot stationed in London, he was shot down during a daring night raid and sought shelter in Marias cottage.
Fifteen years later, in Huntsville, Alabama, Maria is married to a German rocket scientist who works for the burgeoning U.S. space program. Her life in the South is at peace, purposefully distanced from her past. Everything is as it should beuntil James Cooper walks back into it.

Pulled from the desert airfield where he was testing planes no sane Air Force pilot would touch, and drinking a bit too much, Cooper is offered the chance to work for the government, and move himself to the front of the line for the astronaut program. He soon realizes that his job is to report not only on the rocket engines but also on the scientists developing them. Then Cooper learns secrets that could shatter Marias world...
A Pigeon and a Boy by Meir Shalev.

During the 1948 War of Independence--a time when pigeons are still used to deliver battlefield messages--a gifted young pigeon handler is mortally wounded. In the moments before his death, he dispatches one last pigeon. The bird is carrying his extraordinary gift to the girl he has loved since adolescence. Intertwined with this story is the contemporary tale of Yair Mendelsohn, who has his own legacy from the 1948 war. Yair is a tour guide specializing in bird-watching trips who, in middle age, falls in love again with a childhood girlfriend. His growing passion for her, along with a gift from his mother on her deathbed, becomes the key to a life he thought no longer possible.
Man in the White Sharkskin Suit Sarah's Key Nearly Perfect Copy HB
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My Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

by Lucette Lagnado

In vivid and graceful prose, Lucette Lagnado re-creates the majesty and cosmopolitan glamour of Cairo in the years between World War II and Gamal Abdel Nasser's rise to power. Her father, Leon, was a boulevardier who conducted business on the elegant terrace of Shepheard's Hotel, and later, in the cozy, dark bar of the Nile Hilton, dressed in his signature white sharkskin suit. But with the fall of King Farouk and Nasser's nationalization of Egyptian industry, Leon and his family lose everything. As streets are renamed, neighborhoods of their fellow Jews disbanded, and the city purged of all foreign influence, the Lagnados, too, must make their escape.
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.

In the summer of 1942, the French police arrested thousands of Jewish families and held them outside of Paris before shipping them off to Auschwitz. On the 60th anniversary of the roundups, an expatriate American journalist covering the atrocities discovers a personal connection—her apartment was formerly occupied by one such family. She resolves to find out what happened to Sarah, the 10-year-old daughter, who was the only family member to survive.
Richly drawn and sharply observed, "A Nearly Perfect Copy" is a smart, funny, and affecting novel of family and forgery that brilliantly conjures the rarified international art world.
Guide for Perplexed HB Curious Vision of Sammy Levitt HB American Bride in Kabul: Memoir HB
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The incomparable Dara Horn returns with a spellbinding novel of how technology changes memory and how memory shapes the soul.

Software prodigy Josie Ashkenazi has invented an application that records everything its users do. When an Egyptian library invites her to visit as a consultant, her jealous sister Judith persuades her to go. But in Egypts postrevolutionary chaos, Josie is abductedleaving Judith free to take over Josies life at home, including her husband and daughter, while Josies talent for preserving memories becomes a surprising test of her empathy and her only means of escape.
A century earlier, another traveler arrives in Egypt: Solomon Schechter, a Cambridge professor hunting for a medieval archive hidden in a Cairo synagogue. Both he and Josie are haunted by the work of the medieval philosopher Moses Maimonides, a doctor and rationalist who sought to reconcile faith and science, destiny and free will. But what Schechter finds, as he tracks down the remnants of a thousand-year-old communitys once-vibrant life, will reveal the power and perils of what Josies ingenious work brings into being: a world where nothing is ever forgotten.

An engrossing adventure that intertwines stories from Genesis, medieval philosophy, and the digital frontier, A Guide for the Perplexed is a novel of profound inner meaning and astonishing imagination.
Will Sammy Levitt s bar mitzvah plans be derailed by a Christian pilgrimage? Few westerners will ever be able to understand Muslim or Afghan society unless they are part of a Muslim family. Twenty years old and in love, Phyllis Chesler, a Jewish-American girl from Brooklyn, embarked on an adventure that has lasted for more than a half-century. In 1961, when she arrived in Kabul with her Afghan bridegroom, authorities took away her American passport. Chesler was now the property of her husbands family and had no rights of citizenship. Back in Afghanistan, her husband, a wealthy, westernized foreign college student with dreams of reforming his country, reverted to traditional and tribal customs. Chesler found herself unexpectedly trapped in a posh polygamous family, with no chance of escape. She fought against her seclusion and lack of freedom, her Afghan familys attempts to convert her from Judaism to Islam, and her husbands wish to permanently tie her to the country through childbirth. Drawing upon her personal diaries, Chesler recounts her ordeal, the nature of gender apartheidand her longing to explore this beautiful, ancient, and exotic country and culture. Chesler nearly died there but she managed to get out, returned to her studies in America, and became an author and an ardent activist for womens rights throughout the world. An American Bride in Kabul is the story of how a nave American girl learned to see the world through eastern as well as western eyes and came to appreciate Enlightenment values. This dramatic tale re-creates a time gone by, a place that is no more, and shares the way in which Chesler turned adversity into a passion for world-wide social, educational, and political reform.
Outliers Victory Season: End of WWII & Birth of Baseball's Golden Age HB World That We Knew
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Outliers Victory Season: End of WWII & Birth of Baseball's Golden Age HB The World that We Knew by Alice Hoffman
Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers — the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.
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In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. How much can one person sacrifice for love? In a world where evil can be found at every turn, we meet remarkable characters that take us on a stunning journey of loss and resistance.
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In FDR and the Jews, the authors draw upon many new primary sources to offer an
intriguing portrait of a consummate politician-compassionate but also
pragmatic-struggling with opposing priorities under perilous conditions.