Dear America One Eye Laughing The Other Weeping The Diary of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria to New York 1938

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This special Dear America edition is actually two stories in a single volume. In part one of a two-part story, Julie Weiss's world is suddenly torn apart by a war that will forever change the face of humanity. Her life as a privileged Jewish girl quickly becomes one of humiliation and terror. In part two, Julie has left Nazi Austria for New York, where she begins a new life with her extended family who she has never met.---from the publisher

254 pages                                978-0439095181                            Ages 11-14  (suicide)

Keywords:  diary, historical fiction, Europe, American history, courage, Jewish fiction, Nazis, Holocaust, prejudice, discrimination, diversity, diverse books, World War II, 11 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, family, suicide, relatives

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