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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US TEENHISFIC PAL2019
Title: White Bird: A Wonder Story
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Personal name: Palacio, R.J. (author) and Czap, Kevin (inker) and Franklin, Ruth (afterword)
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Barcode # Description Status Status Dt Due Back
013841 checked in 2019-10-23 14:28:52

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Teen Historical Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9780525645535
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Alfred A. Knopf
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2019
Summary, etc. note: n R. J. Palacio's bestselling collection of stories Auggie & Me, which expands on characters in Wonder, readers were introduced to Julian's grandmother, Grandmère. Here, Palacio makes her graphic novel debut with Grandmère's heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend. Sara's harrowing experience movingly demonstrates the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives. As Grandmère tells Julian, "It always takes courage to be kind, but in those days, such kindness could cost you everything." With poignant symbolism and gorgeous artwork that brings Sara's story out of the past and cements it firmly in this moment in history, White Bird is sure to captivate anyone who was moved by the book Wonder or the blockbuster movie adaptation and its message.
Expansion of summary note: United States, American, female, women, Jewish, Holocaust, Nazis, World War 2, World War ll, French village, friendship, mental health, racism, antisemitism, prejudice, Hitler, France, xenophobia, Shoah, trauma, Judaism, concentration camps, The French Resistance, 1940s, 1930s, The Jewish Resistance, The Maquis, The Milice, disabilities, disability
Method of acquisition: Purchase
Date of acquisition: October, 2019
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