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One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping

One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping

Series: Dear America
by Barry Denenberg
This special Dear America edition is actually two stories in a single volume. In part 1 of a two-part story, Julie Weiss's world is suddenly torn apart by a war that will forever change the face of humanity. Her life as a privileged Jewish girl quickly becomes one of humiliation and terror. In part 2, Julie has left Nazi Austria for New York, where she begins a new life with her extended family, with whom she has never met.
Ages
9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Lexile Measure
950L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
256
Genre
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Barry Denenberg Barry Denenberg is the critically acclaimed author of non-fiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction includes titles in the Dear America, My Name is America, and Royal Diaries series, many of which have been named NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

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