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Title:The Berlin Boxing Club
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Robert Sharenow
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada / Other
ISBN:0061579688
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:399
Category:Historical fiction, Young adult, Historical, Holocaust, World war ii, Fiction

The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Berlin Boxing Club Sydney Taylor Award winning novel em Berlin Boxing Club em is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling s experiences following Kristallnacht .

Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew But the bullies at his school in Nazi era Berlin don t care that Karl has never been in a synagogue or that his family doesn t practice religion Demoralized by attacks on a heritage he doesn t accept as his own Karl longs to prove his worth .

So when Max Schmeling champion boxer and German national hero makes a deal with Karl s father to give Karl boxing lessons A skilled cartoonist Karl has never had an interest in boxing but now it seems like the perfect chance to reinvent himself .

But when Nazi violence against Jews escalates Karl must take on a new role protector of his family And as Max s fame forces him to associate with Hitler and other Nazi elites Karl begins to wonder where his hero s sympathies truly lie Can Karl balance his dream of boxing greatness with his obligation to keep his family out of harm s way .

Includes an author s note and sources page detailing the factual inspirations behind the novel .

Supports the Common Core State Standards

The Berlin Boxing Club

Sydney Taylor Award winning novel em Berlin Boxing Club em is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling s experiences following Kristallnacht br br Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew But the bullies at his school in Nazi era Berlin don t care that Karl has never been in a synagogue or that his family doesn t practice religion Demoralized by attacks on a heritage he doesn t accept as his own Karl longs to prove his worth br br So when Max Schmeling champion boxer and German national hero makes a deal with Karl s father to give Karl boxing lessons A skilled cartoonist Karl has never had an interest in boxing but now it seems like the perfect chance to reinvent himself br br But when Nazi violence against Jews escalates Karl must take on a new role protector of his family And as Max s fame forces him to associate with Hitler and other Nazi elites Karl begins to wonder where his hero s sympathies truly lie Can Karl balance his dream of boxing greatness with his obligation to keep his family out of harm s way br br Includes an author s note and sources page detailing the factual inspirations behind the novel br br Supports the Common Core State Standards


My Mother the Cheerleader

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The Girl in the Torch

em The Invention of Hugo Cabret em meets em True Grit em in this heartfelt novel of resilience hope and discovering a family where you least expect it from award winning author Robert Sharenow br br At the dawn of the twentieth century thousands of immigrants are arriving in the promised land of New York City Twelve year old Sarah has always dreamed of America a land of freedom and possibility In her small village she stares at a postcard of the Statue of Liberty and imagines the Lady beckoning to her When Sarah and her mother finally journey across the Atlantic though tragedy strikes and Sarah finds herself being sent back before she even sets foot in the country br br Yet just as Sarah is ushered onto the boat that will send her away from the land of her dreams she makes a life or death decision She daringly jumps off the back of the boat and swims as hard as she can toward the Lady s island and a new life br br Her leap of faith leads her to an unbelievable hiding place the Statue of Liberty itself Now Sarah must find a way to Manhattan while avoiding the night watchman and scavenging enough food to survive When a surprising ally helps bring her to the city Sarah finds herself facing new dangers and a life on her own Will she ever find a true home in America


La stella nel pugno

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