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The Man from the Other Side

Title

The Man from the Other Side

Authors

Uri Orlev

Publisher

Puffin Books

Publication Year

1995

ISBN

9780140370881

Pages

186 pages

Genre

historical

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

none

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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