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Two young boys encounter the best and worst of humanity during the Holocaust in this powerful read that USA Today called "as memorable an introduction to the subject as The Diary of Anne Frank.”  Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being pa

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Author John Boyne

Pages 240

Publisher Random House Children's Books

Published Date 2008-12-18

ISBN 0307494233 9780307494238


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molly_hans shared a tip "Extraordinary. And the audiobook is close to perfect."

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sandy_mollohan shared a tip "Very sad but great book"

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aliceontop shared a tip "finished 1.19 — 5/5"

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emma_hasenbank shared a tip "This a short read that everyone should make at least once."

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liv_mueller shared a tip "so heartbreaking; glad i read this."

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_groovy_ shared a tip "Well written story. Sad ending"

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marissa_traver shared a tip "I couldn’t put it down. Such a heartbreaking story!"

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kerry_coburn shared a tip "So very sad"

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raquela_westrope shared a tip "I cried so hard!"

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mia_dietz shared a tip "Didn't like madye because we had to read this book in school to sad"

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terry_mckaig shared a tip "Very sad story yet the interaction of the characters is very uplifting. Read this book twice. Watched the movie also."

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april_hurst_5270 shared a tip "Good book. Hated the ending."

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whydidntyousayso shared a tip "Had to read it for school, such a good book"

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jacinda_695 shared a tip "Right now harry potter"

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elizabeth_turner_9698 shared a tip "Yes and it broke my heart. I was in tears by the end."

jasmine_sayegh shared a tip "The tattooist of auschwitz is really good if you are interested in this type of genre"

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ashketchup_. shared a tip "This was a great book if you love historical fiction."

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karli_ovitt shared a tip "This was an amazing read! It literally made me cry."

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myrah_m shared a tip "This is a really quick read but soooo amazing I love how it's written in the child's perspective"

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grace_of_interest shared a tip "No words. Only tears!! 10/10"

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ayushi_patel_9793 shared a tip "Amazing book and opens the reality of the Holocaust and it does a good job and there's a movie too!"

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gwen_l. shared a tip "a fast read taking place during the holocaust"

amy_powell_2251 shared a tip "Like Holocaust stories and historical books"

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meeriah_floyd shared a tip "Tearjerker"

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brieanna_belken shared a tip "Sad"

jhoselyn_3507 shared a tip "It was well written and this book will make you cry and see the innocence. Pure friendship."

katie_9443 shared a tip "This is such a good book! One of my favorites along with the lovely bones!"

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stephanie_harder shared a tip "Once again the book out does the movie. Very sad an heart felt."

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tiffany_farmer shared a tip "Tear jerker..."

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ranae_burris shared a tip "I had to read this for school but it was a very good book and the movie was on Netflix I'm not sure if it's still there or not."

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kimberly_trujillo_9921 shared a tip "Thanks! Yes, I know this is left field, but I loved The Help."

gabriella_3781 shared a tip "It’s the best book for a weekend read! This is a quick and easy read and is filled with heart warming parts throughout the book!"

olive_8527 shared a tip "MF ITS SAD"

melissa_wieske shared a tip "A heartbreaking perspective of a child’s experience through one of history’s darkest times"

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