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A Reading Vocation

"I Must Read, Read, and Read. It is my Vocation." - Thomas Merton

This is where I chronicle my reading life.  I also blog about writing at Lacey's Late-night Editing.

 

17/100: Stone Angel by Jane Yolen

Stone AngelStone Angel by Jane Yolen
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is a good introduction to the Holocaust without being TOO harrowing for kids, as it focuses on a group of Jews who fled through the wilderness to escape Nazi persecution. The artwork has a smudgy, memory-like quality that is appropriate to the subject matter. I wanted the angel to figure a little more prominently into the story than she did.

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