The boy in the striped pajamas
—Boyne, John, 1971-

Guaranteed to spark discussion and debate--this is a tale of two young boys experiencing the Holocaust from different perspectives and getting caught up in terrible events entirely beyond their control. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance. But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating.

Item Details
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Juvenile fiction.
Concentration camps -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Juvenile fiction.
Nazis -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction.
Other Authors:
Maloney, Michael.
9780739348284 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
0739348280 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Publisher, Date:
[New York, N.Y.] : Listening Library, 2006.
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 4:58:01.
Read by Michael Maloney.
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 71399 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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