Don't Talk to Me About the War

By Adler, David A.

Publishers Summary:
In 1940, thirteen-year-old Tommy's routine of school, playing stickball in his Bronx, New York, neighborhood, talking with his friend Beth, and listening to Dodgers games on the radio changes as his mother's illness and his increasing awareness of the war in Europe transform his world.

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ISBN
978-0-67006-307-9
Publisher
New York : Viking, 2008.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2008

Gr 5-7 Thirteen-year-old Tommy's life in the Bronx in 1940 is dominated by the Brooklyn Dodgers and radio shows, while his politically aware friend Beth continually tries to tell him her concerns about the raging war overseas. Newspaper headlines and radio reports reflect Germany's successive invasions across Europe, but Tommy, influenced by his dad's opinion that America should stay out of the conflict, is indifferent to what is happening farawa...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

Tommy would rather talk about baseball than the war in Europe, but he is pulled into world affairs after the bombing o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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