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Barbara Kingsolver, an American writer, was born on April 8, 1955. She is best known for The Poisonwood Bible but has writen many other brilliant pieces. In celebration of her 58th birthday, check out some of her books! Here is a list of a few titles to help you get started:
The drama of a U.S. missionary family in Africa during a war of decolonization. At its center is Nathan Price, a self-righteous Baptist minister who establishes a mission in a village in 1959 Belgian Congo. The resulting clash of cultures is seen through the eyes of his wife and his four daughters.
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Mildred L. Batchelder Award
My Family for the War by Anne C. Voorhoeve
Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland.
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