Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

May 8th, 2017 by

Submitted by Grace, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

Milkweed is a historical fiction book about a boy named Misha. He lived during the time of the Holocaust and he was a Gypsy. He was friends with a girl named Janina who was a Jew. He didn’t go to a ghetto but she did so he found a way to get in the ghetto. There was a hole in the wall and Misha would go in it so he could visit her. Janina’s mom sewed him a Jewish armband so he could live with Janina’s family. Misha and Janina’s went threw the hole to “Heaven” (the other side of the wall) to steal food. Will they survive? Read the book to find out.

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