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Publisher Description

Set in the East End of London in 1936, this is the story of an unlikely friendship between a Jewish and a Gentile boy during the upsurge of fascist violence ledby Oswald Moseley and his Blackshirts.
Jimmy and Benny are adversaries in a boxing match before they become friends. Jimmy lives in a tenament with his newly widowed mother; Benny comes from a large Orthodox Jewish family. The discovery that Jimmy's mother's new friend Mr Searleis a Blackshirt has a profound effect on their relationship and places Jimmy in an agonizing dilemna.
A vivid and compelling story that raises issues that have many parallels today.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2010
December 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
Hachette Children's
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
462.2
KB
AUDIENCE
Grades 4-6

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