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Emil and Karl / Yankev Glatshteyn ; translated by Jeffrey Shandler.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello JF GLA (Text) 37743001629189 Children Fiction Available -
Westville-New Durham Twp PL - Westville J F GLA (Text) 71462000002509 Juv Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1596431199
  • Physical Description: ix, 194 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New Milford, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, 2006.

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General Note:
"A Neal Porter Book."
Summary, etc.:
Written in the form of a suspense novel, Emil & Karl draws readers into the dilemma faced by two young boys--one Jewish, the other not--when they suddenly find themselves without homes or families in Vienna on the eve of World War II. A taut, gripping page-turner, it offers a picture of life during the period and the moral challenges faced under Nazism--and a prescient glimpse of the early days of the Holocaust. Written in Yiddish, it is here translated into English for the first time. In Vienna, Austria, in 1940, two nine-year-old boys, one Jewish and one Aryan, are classmates and best friends when events of the Nazi occupation draw them even closer together as they fight to survive and escape together.
Target Audience Note:
720 Lexile.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Austria > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Austria > Fiction.
Best friends > Fiction.
Jews > Austria > Fiction.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust > Fiction.
Nazis > Fiction.
Vienna (Austria) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Austria > History > 1938-1945 > Fiction.

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