Bio: Marilyn Sachs worked as a children's librarian for the Brooklyn Public Library and the San Francisco Public Library. She has written over forty award-winning books. Veronica Ganz was selected by the American Library Association as a Notable Book. Ms. Sachs lives with her husband in San Francisco.
Nicole Nieman had never really thought about being Jewish. Now, with the Nazis occupying France, refugees escaping to the border with Switzerland frequently stay with her family. Should they go, too? Then came the day when Nicole returned home to find her parents and sister gone, and the Nazis were looking for her. Where could she go? And would she ever see her family again? A New York Times Outstanding Children's Book of the Year. Juvenile Fiction by Marilyn Sachs; originally published by Doubl... more info>>
Beebe Clarke and Mark Driscoll both live with single parents in San Francisco. They even go to the same high school--but they've never met. Beebe is earnestly interested in Shakespeare and acting, and Mark is deeply involved with astronomy. Both of them would like to find someone of the opposite sex who views life as seriously as they do--but they keep missing one another. Juvenile/middle grade fiction by Marilyn Sachs; originally published by Puffin
Veronica Ganz is a bully. She has beaten up everybody in all her classes and has never been challenged?until little Peter Wedemeyer, who only comes up to her shoulder, moves into the neighborhood. Taunting, teasing and always one step ahead of her mighty fists, Veronica must find a way to teach him who is boss. Or maybe Veronica could learn something from Peter? Juvenile Fiction for ages 9-12 by Marilyn Sachs; originally published by Doubleday