Room for One More
For twelve-year-old Rosetta Wolfson, the war in Europe seems very far off from her home in Canada. Then Mr. Schwartzberg comes to tea and asks Rosetta’s parents if they will take in a young war refugee. Isaac joins the family and becomes a ready-made brother to Rosetta and her two sisters.
Isaac’s arrival brings change. Her best friend’s handsome brother doesn’t seem as attractive after he reveals himself as anti-Semitic, and Rosetta begins to suspect her friend may agree with him. As Rosetta and Isaac become friends and he shares his story with her, she helps him learn the fate of other family members and helps him shape a promising future in his new country.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
|Number of Pages||232|
“As timely as historical fiction can be.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Monique Polak
Monique Polak is the author of more than 20 novels for children and young adults. A two-time winner of the Quebec Writers' Federation Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, Monique also teaches English and Humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal and is a regular contributor to the Montreal Gazette.