Milkweed Author:Jerry Spinelli He's a boy called Jew. Gypsy. Stopthief. Runt. Happy. Rast. Filthy son of Abraham. He's a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw. He's a boy who steals food for himself and the orphans. He's a boy who believes in bread, and mothers, and angels. He's a boy who wants to be a Nazi someday, with tall, shiny jackboots and a gleaming eagle hat of his... more » own. Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind.
And When the trains come to empty the Jews from the ghetto of the damned, he's a boy who realizes it's safest of all to be nobody.« less