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My Family for the War by Anne C. Voorhoeve

My Family for the War

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My Family for the War by Anne C. Voorhoeve
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Feb 16, 2012 | ISBN 9781101575215

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Kids’ Indie Next List, Spring 2012 — Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers

* "With the personal Kindertransport history, the intense drama about family, faith, guilt, love, and loyalty in wartime makes this an important addition to the Holocaust curriculum."  — Booklist, starred review

* “Events and facts are expertly woven into the girl’s emotional growth, and changing relationships . . . provide a rich exploration of identity and self. With a compelling main character and taut and insightful story line, this novel is sure to find no shortage of readers, and it adds a valuable perspective to collections of World War II fiction.” — School Library Journal, starred review

“[An] engaging and often moving coming-of-age story. A poignant, thoughtful work.” — Kirkus

"This multilayered story [which] cogently explores themes of motherhood and adoptive families is gracefully portrayed." — Publishers Weekly

"My Family for the War is a must-have for young adults. The novel is simultaneously beautiful, touching, and heart wrenching." — VOYA

"This is a solid addition to Holocaust collections, life on the home front during the war, and for discussions of what is a family." — Library Media Connection review

A 2013 ALSC Notable Children’s Book — ALSC

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