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Anna Solden is the youngest member of the family. She's clumsy, she can't read, she isn't pretty or talented like her brothers and sisters. But, her papa thinks there's something special about Anna. The family leaves Germany to escape the Nazis. They move to Canada, and Papa makes Anna promise to learn English. But, English reminds her of the new horrible nickname she's given by her siblings -Awkward Anna. She just knows she's going to hate everything about English and about Canada. But, when she gets there, everyone discovers that Anna's problems are because she can't see very well. She gets glasses and can see things.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school Something wrong upstairs/downstairs?    -   physical illness/disability

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Austrian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   1 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Austrian The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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