Fantastic! Takes a delicate subject and makes it upper elementary friendlyPublished 1 month ago by Rachel Rourke
This book is a wonderful account on both child and adult level. It presents the history of eastern Europe during the Cold War era from the perspective of someone who lived there.Published 2 months ago by Ann
I bought this book for a teaching unit on Eastern Europe. It met all expectations. The reader gets a real sense of life under Communist rule in a way that younger (middle... Read morePublished 5 months ago by M. Massey
Along with The Butter Battle Book, I used this book to describe life behind the Iron Curtain to middle school students. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dena K.
Outstanding book by Peter Sis of his experience growing up behind the Iron Curtain. Exquisitely illustrated and poignantly written. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Eleanor Kilham
Bought this because we were going to the author's home country. It's a short and sweet way to learn the high points of recent history.Published 10 months ago by daisydoo
This book is simply fantastic.
For anyone who wants to know what life was really like growing up behind the iron curtain in general, or more specifically in... Read more
The book is simple yet very powerful. I am a daughter of a political prisoner (10 years) from communist Cuba. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Nelson Rosales
Perhaps I hadn't read the reviews on this one...purchased this book for my elderly father, but it's really for a young reader.Published 16 months ago by Nancy K. Irey