The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne is told from the point of view of the eight year old boy, Bruno, who is growing up in a wealthy German family just prior to World War II. Bruno is the son of an SS Commandant and his wife who have one other child, a girl who is older than Bruno. The boy’s father is tapped to become the commander of the Jewish...

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