Booktalk for MY FAMILY FOR THE WAR by Anne Voorhoeve

It’s 1938 in Berlin. Franziska Mangold isn’t Jewish, but her grandparents were. In Hitler’s Germany, this means she’s sent to a Jewish school halfway across the city, gets bullied by neighborhood boys, and spends hours practicing escape routes with her best friend Bekka. Her family wants to leave Germany together, but before they get out, Franziska’s father is taken away by the Nazis. Read More …