DON'T YOU KNOW THERE'S A WAR ON?
The 16-year-old narrator juggles everything from failing math grades and air raid blackouts to a crush on his teacher and worries about his merchant marine father crossing the North Atlantic, in this "poignant, funny coming of age tale set in Brooklyn during WWII," said PW in a starred review. Ages 8-12. (Feb.)
Release date: 02/01/2003