The Boy from Seville by Dorit Orgad

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Manuel Nunez's life is forever changed when he learns he is a secret Jew in Spain. His family observes Jewish traditions in secret, putting themselves at risk. Manuel's life is further threatened when he falls in love with Violante, the sister of a suspected witch.

About Dorit Orgad

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Sondra Silverston has lived in Israel since 1970. Among her translations are fiction by contemporary Israeli authors Eshkol Nevo, Etgar Keret, Savyon Liebrecht, and Aharon Megged. Avi Katz was born in Philadelphia and moved to Israel at age 20, where he graduated from the Bezalel Art Academy. He has been the illustrator of The Jerusalem Report since its first issue in 1990, and is active in the Cartooning for Peace program. He has illustrated over 150 books published in Israel and the U.S. and has received IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Awards (four times) and Israel's Ze'ev Prize (eight times).
Published October 1, 2007 by Kar-Ben Pub. 200 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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