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The Wall: growing up behind the Iron Curtain

By: Sis, Peter.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007Description: 48p.: col. ill.ISBN: 978-0-374-34701-7.Subject(s): Sis, Peter, 1949 - Childhood and youth | Czechoslovakia - Social conditions - 1945-1992 | Czechoslovakia - History - 1945-1992 | Caldecott Honor Award (2008)Summary: I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side - the Communist side - of the Iron Curtain. Through illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sis shows what life was life for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought questions.
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I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side - the Communist side - of the Iron Curtain. Through illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sis shows what life was life for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore the red scarf of a Young Pioneer, stood guard at the giant statue of Stalin, and believed whatever he was told to believe. But adolescence brought questions.

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