One Eye Laughing, The Other Eye Weeping by Barry Denenberg
The Diary of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria to New York 1938 (Dear America Series)

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During the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Austria, twelve-year-old Julie escapes to America to live with her relatives in New York City.
 

About Barry Denenberg

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Barry Denenberg's biographies have garnered excellent reviews. He won a Jefferson Cup Honor Award for "When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson" (Dear America, 1996). The Jefferson Cup is awarded by the Virginia Library Association's Children's and Young Adult Round Table. It honors a distinguished biography, historical fiction or American history book for young people. Mr. Denenberg lives in New York state. Christopher Bing won a 2001 Caldecott Honor Award for "Casey at the Bat," the classic 1888 poem. "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" was called "an impressive volume" (PW). In a starred review, Booklist termed it "a remarkable visual interpretation of Longfellow's classic poem." Mr. Bing lives in Massachusetts. Rich Deas is an Art Director, designer, and illustrator with a strong focus on book design. He has created hundreds of book covers. Mr. Deas lives in New Jersey.
 
Published October 1, 2000 by Scholastic Inc.. 254 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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