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Don't Talk to Me about the War

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Thirteen-year-old Tommy Duncan just wants to root for the Brooklyn Dodgers and listen to the radio. But itas 1940 and the world is changing. His friend Beth just wants to talk about the war in Europe. Thatas an ocean away, though, and Tommy has more immediate concernsalike Beth looking pretty and his motheras declining health. The stories of a Jewish friend at school, however, begin to make the war more real to him.

Set in the Isolationist periodaa time in U.S. history rarely explored in childrenas literatureathis moving novel features a hero who struggles with first love, family responsibilities, and Americaas role in the world.

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Set in the Isolationist period--a time in U.S. history rarely explored in children's literature--this moving novel features a hero who struggles with first love, family responsibilities, and America's role in the world in the year 1940.

Synopsis:

Thirteen-year-old Tommy Duncan just wants to root for the Brooklyn Dodgers and listen to his favorite radio programs. But it?s 1940, and the world is about to change. All his friend Beth wants to discuss is the war in Europe. Don?t talk to Tommy about that, though. He has more immediate concerns? like Beth starting to wear earrings and his mother?s declining health. The stories of a Jewish friend at school, however, begin to make the war more real to him, and Tommy, like the world around him, is sure to be forever changed.

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"[A] satisfying historical novel." -Kirkus Reviews"An engaging and very accessible historical novel." -Booklist

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142413722
Author:
Adler, David A.
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.76x5.14x.59 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Set in the Isolationist period--a time in U.S. history rarely explored in children's literature--this moving novel features a hero who struggles with first love, family responsibilities, and America's role in the world in the year 1940.
"Synopsis" by ,
Thirteen-year-old Tommy Duncan just wants to root for the Brooklyn Dodgers and listen to his favorite radio programs. But it?s 1940, and the world is about to change. All his friend Beth wants to discuss is the war in Europe. Don?t talk to Tommy about that, though. He has more immediate concerns? like Beth starting to wear earrings and his mother?s declining health. The stories of a Jewish friend at school, however, begin to make the war more real to him, and Tommy, like the world around him, is sure to be forever changed.

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