The Year of Goodbyes
Praise for The Year of Goodbyes
* "Artfully weaving together her mother's poesiealbum (autograph/poetry album), diary, and her own verse, Levy crafts a poignant portrait of her Jewish mother's life in 1938 Nazi Germany that crackles with adolescent vitality."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
* " poignant and chilling . . . [a]n immensely powerful experience ."
-Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "An outstanding and emotionally taut read for children...."
-School Library Journal, starred review
"This would work effectively as an introductory class readaloud to the era, and it would appeal to readers who like their friendship tales grounded in history and truth."
-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books