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Fourteen-year-old Ellie will do almost anything to win a scholarship to the best speech school in the country, but must decide if she is willing to hide her Jewish heritage while at a Phoenix, Arizona, summer camp that could help her reach her goal.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., c2011.
ISBN: 9780802721778
080272177X
Branch Call Number: FIC/DOMINY
Characteristics: 247 p. ; 22 cm.

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DanceFiddler
Aug 19, 2013

Ellie wants more than anything to get into the local private high school with its impressive speech and debate program. To do so, she has to attend a camp and apply for a scholarship. The trouble? She’s Jewish and the lady in charge of giving out the scholarship is fiercely anti-Semitic. So Ellie pretends to be Lutheran, forcing her to think about her own identity and what it means to be who she is. Kind of a fun book. The hate-filled parts are really hard to read no matter who’s hating whom—but as a Lutheran myself, I would say: take a page from this book and don’t judge anyone—Jew or Gentile—on their cultural identity and the stereotypes thereof.

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