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Jimmy's Stars by Mary Ann Rodman
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Jan 01, 09

bookshelves: 4-6grade, 6-8grade, historicalfiction
Read in January, 2009

This is a gentle, very realistic, and emotionally true historical fiction. I like how Ellie is totally believable and how her and her family's struggles serve as a typical portrait of the WWII American home front. If there is any bias from the author, it is not heavy-handed and the readers are left to make their own conclusions and belief after reading the story.
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