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Stones in Water
Stones in Water
Author: Donna Jo Napoli
When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a train. After a terrifying journey, Roberto and his best friend Samuele find themselves in a brutal work camp, where food is scarce and horror is ...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $7.59 or $3.69+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780141306001
ISBN-10: 0141306009
Publication Date: 11/1/1999
Pages: 209
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
If I could give this book 6 stars I would. Based on the experiences of an actual Italian boy during WW II.
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Helpful Score: 1
The story of boys forcibly interned in a German work camp and the escape of one of them is a good one, but was written rather simplisticly. I think this is more a story for a young reader than an adult.
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Roberto drank from the snow-fed water in the stream and shivered. He had left the wolf behind more than an hour ago, but the image of its maddened face lingered and kept him from thinking straight.
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Note--My book shows title as Stones IN Water