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wallThe Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

Author: Peter Sis
Illustrator: Peter Sis
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Date: 2007
Awards: ALA Notable Book, Caldecott Honor Book (2008)
Ages: All ages
Topics: picture book, nonfiction, iron curtain, cold war, autobiography, Czechoslovakia, graphic novel, comic
Summary: The book traces the life story of Peter Sis as he grows up behind the Iron Curtain. Through comic illustrations, drawing, diary entries, and brief text, he describes what life was like from the 1940s through the 1980s living under Communist rule.

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