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The Man from the Other Side

Title

The Man from the Other Side

Authors

Uri Orlev

Publisher

Puffin Books

Pages

186 pages

Publication Year

1995

ISBN

9780140370881

Genre

historical

Topic

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; Step parent; grandparents raising grandchild; step father

Annotation

Living on the outskirts of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II, fourteen-year-old Marek and his grandparents shelter a Jewish man in the days before the Jewish uprising.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, Tenth Edition, 1993; Best First Novels for Youth, 1991; Best of the Bunch, 1991; Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 1991; Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 1991; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Horn Book Fanfare, 1991; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1991; Notable Children's Books, 1992; Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1991; YALSA Best Books for Youth, 1992; Young Adults' Choices, 1993; Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Thirteenth Edition, 1997; Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 1993; YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2002; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Mildred L. Batchelder Award, 1992, Winner

Keywords

Holocaust; Jews; family life; grandparents; smuggling

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

The Man from the Other Side

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