Goodbye, Walter Malinski by Helen Recorvits

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"Wanda, an observant and perceptive fifth grader, gives readers a first-hand account of the effects of powerlessness and grinding poverty on everyday life and family."-School Library Journal.

"Recorvits makes a poised and confident debut with this bittersweet Depression-era tale of a Polish immigrant family."-Starred/Publishers Weekly

 

About Helen Recorvits

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Helen Recorvits is the author of two books for older readers, Where Heroes Hide and Goodbye, Walter Malinski, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. She lives in Glocester, Rhode Island. Gabi Swiatkowska has illustrated one other picture book, Hannah’s Bookmobile Christmas by Sally Derby. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published April 30, 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 55 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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