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A Boy Is Not a Bird by Edeet Ravel – Book Review


Title: A Boy Is Not a Bird
Author: Edeet Ravel
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Release Date: August 3, 2021

It’s 1941, and Natt enjoys a relatively easeful and innocent childhood in the small town of Zastavna. While Natt knows war is raging elsewhere, it does not hit home until the Russian invasion reaches his town. Upon their takeover, the Russians usher in changes, some of which Natt welcomes. Now, he gets to learn Russian at school with new teachers and sees a chance to become a Young Pioneer. On the othe