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Summary Stones in Water è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Lian boys including his Jewish friend Roberto is forced to work in Germany escapes i. I think this is a really good book because its about wars and its just super great

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Summary Stones in Water è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Ita. I really enjoyed this book It gave a perspective on WW2 that I hadn t known of before Germany kidnapping Italian boys and forcing them into work camps The prose was well written and the story flowed nicely I thought it very age appropriate and would like to read something else by Napoli in the future

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Summary Stones in Water è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Nto the Ukrainian winter before desperately trying to make his way back home to Veni. This compelling and original YA historical fiction novel details the conditions of forced labor camps in Eastern Europe during World War II The novel begins with a mass kidnapping where a group of Italian school boys viewing a Western cowboy film are rounded up by soldiers and forced to board a train headed for a labor camp The teen protagonist Roberto is separated from everyone he knows except for Samuele a Jewish friend who must keep his religious identity a secret in the work camp The novel was written for young adults and will excite readers of all ages with its original story and gripping tale of Roberto s escape While the novel is almost 20 years old the story is relevant and enlightening not only as a work of historical fiction but as a coming of age text whereby one young man finds hope and purpose in his lifeThe strength of the novel is that it offers a different portal into the World War II story It covers a little known detail in history of the Axis Powers forcing children and teens into labor It sheds light on the Holocaust from an Italian teen s perspective examining what it means to be friends with a targeted minority and exploring how far one will go to protect the oppressed and persecuted There is strength in the book s final message as Roberto finds a purpose for his life after his escape from the camp Napoli s writing is excellent Her compelling storyline is loosely based on real life events of Guido Fullin Her characters are authentic the dialog is satisfying and the introduction of foreign words in German and Italian are defined contextually in the narrative Finally the pacing of the action is gripping One you get started you don t want to put the book downWeaknesses The book would benefit from a map It would be good to see Roberto s starting point in Italy the train route to the labor camps and a general outlay of his escape route In her acknowledgements Napoli refers to her archival European research A historical note about forced labor camps at the end of the book is wanting and would have enriched the book as would have the inclusion of archival photographs of camps trains soldiers etc Finally a photo of Guido Fullin for whom the story was loosely based would have been a treatSpecial Considerations There is violence in the book that illustrates the brutality of the war physical abuse cruel acts starvation and death but it is not too graphic The descriptions are authentic but not overdoneVerdict In 1998 Stones in Water was an ALA Notable Book an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and the Winner of the Sydney Taylor Jewish Book Award Trust me trust the accolades and include this book in your library media center collection Students will find Roberto s story compelling now and for years to come And if you have Stones in the Water you will also want to have the seuel Fire in the Hills that focuses on Roberto s work for the Italian resistance


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    PDF/EPUB Stones in Water I really enjoyed this book It gave a perspective on WW2 that I hadn't known of before Germany kidnapping Italian boys and forcing them into work camps The prose was well written and the story flowed nicely I thought it very age approp

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    review ¼ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ð Donna Jo Napoli Donna Jo Napoli Ð 5 Summary Download Stones in Water Stones in WaterBy Donna Jo NapoliI love this book I went through the last 150 pages without even realizing it and then I just wanted The protagonist Roberto is fantastic Napoli has a real talent for creating life like characters Roberto made m

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    Download Stones in Water PDF/EPUB Stones in Water Donna Jo Napoli Ð 5 Summary Good but not my favorite by Napoli She also explored the survival theme in NORTH a book that IS one of my favorites by her Definitely a little known subject though how Italian boys were kidnapped and forced to work for the Nazis during WWII

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    PDF/EPUB Stones in Water review ¼ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ð Donna Jo Napoli Donna Jo Napoli Ð 5 Summary Wow I am grateful to this author for showing another view of the war with the Nazis Showing that than Jews suffered durin

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    PDF/EPUB Stones in Water I think this is a really good book because its about wars and its just super great

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    PDF/EPUB Stones in Water Donna Jo Napoli Ð 5 Summary review ¼ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ð Donna Jo Napoli Fifth grade readers on my campus have an insatiable appetite for WWII historical fiction and keep books by Alan Gratz Marsha Skrypuch and others checked out and I must maintain a healthy waiting list for most of them My search for additional titles that include the atrocities of the war at a level appropriate for 10 12 year olds led me to Napoli’s 1997 Stones in Water Roberto’s loosely based on fact story begins in his Italian hometow

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    Download Stones in Water PDF/EPUB Stones in Water This compelling and original YA historical fiction novel details the conditions of forced labor camps in Eastern Europe during World War II The novel begins with a mass kidnapping where a group of Italian school boys viewing a Western cowboy film are rounded up by soldiers and forced to board a train headed for a labor camp The teen

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    Download Stones in Water Donna Jo Napoli Ð 5 Summary PDF/EPUB Stones in Water There’s a few things I liked about this novel before I even opened it up First the cover caught my eye as I was scanning books at the library for inventory last week The pain and the emptiness that is etched onto his face the clothing that is fastened onto his body and those shoes his shoes that are way too big for such a young child It wa

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    PDF/EPUB Stones in Water review ¼ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ð Donna Jo Napoli Roberta is a young Italian boy relatively unaffected by WWII that just wants to see a good old Western with his friends It is a little bit of a concernt obe going with his best friend Samuele since he is a Jew but not a big enough deal to ch

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  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • Stones in Water
  • Donna Jo Napoli
  • English
  • 23 March 2018
  • 9780525458425