War has broken out and Israel is surrounded by enemy armies. Motti’s best friend has fled the country, and his class is huddling in a bomb shelter. Motti wants to be a hero like his soldier brother, Gideon, but what can a 12-year-old do?
Ages 11+
Pages 256
Publisher Kar-Ben Publishing
Junior Library Guild Selection
Sydney Taylor Silver Medal Winner

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One of my favorite books

Review by Pedinovky

Very good book, highly recommend

Dec 01, 2023 07:02 PM
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I like this book

Review by PinkSparkles

it was great you can feel the emotion and there were so many problems to solve and it was great don't read this next part if you don't want a spoiler but my mom cried when a character died

Nov 09, 2022 02:06 PM
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great book

Review by PaleontologistP

this is a really really great book! highly recommend

Jan 04, 2022 09:08 AM
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Review by JewishParaguayan

This book is super well written and makes me cry all 6 times I have read it. I would recommend this book to anyone who is sensitive and/or likes sad historical fiction books. Overall, really amazing book! ~Camila

Nov 07, 2021 05:35 PM
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Aug 04, 2021 09:51 PM