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Viewing Entry - Once (S13132)
by Gleitzman, Morris

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Overview

TitleOnce : Felix and Zelda series, Book 1
Author / Responsible partyGleitzman, Morris
CollectionChildren's Fiction
GenreChildren's fiction.
TopicsChildren's fiction. Jewish children -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction. Orphans -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction. Australian children's fiction.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceChild/Juvenile
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]
Published2018

Summary

Felix can't stop wondering what has happened to his parents. He's been living in an orphanage in the mountains for over three years now, and they still haven't come to get him. When men arrive one day and start burning the orphanage's books, Felix is upset and can't understand what is happening. But this is Poland in 1942 and the men are Nazis, come to burn Jewish books. Fearing for his Jewish bookseller parents, Felix escapes and embarks on a dangerous mission across Nazi-occupied Poland, determined to warn his parents about what is going on.

Additional Information

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System control numberS13132
Original Print PublisherCamberwell, Vic. : Puffin Books, 2005.
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 1 of the Felix and Zelda series
Narrator NameMorris Gleitzman.
Narrators GenderMale narrator