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Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword   book icon  
by Barry Deutsch (2012)

read: 5 May 2015
rating: [+]
categories: graphic novel, ya

A neat book about a girl in an Orthodox Jewish community and the funny woman she meets who owns a pig and helps her find a sword. A neat look into a community that many people may not be familiar with (and the book helpfully defines words that readers may not recognize). Great illustrations and a lead character that people can relate to, for whom not everything got right.

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