The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448139880

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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'Some things are just sitting there, minding their own business, waiting to be discovered. Like America. And other things are probably better off left alone' Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With' ? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone. What he discovers is a new friend. A boy with the very same birthday. A boy in striped pyjamas. But why can't they ever play together? BACKSTORY: Read an interview with the author JOHN BOYNE and learn all about the Second World War in Germany.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Deluxe Illustrated Edition)

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524766534

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 352

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The international bestseller that has touched millions of readers around the world is now available in a deluxe illustrated edition, featuring powerful illustrations by acclaimed artist Oliver Jeffers. Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people in the distance. But Bruno decides there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences. Now available in a gorgeous deluxe edition featuring stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Oliver Jeffers, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas takes on dramatic new intensity.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Vocabulary Activities

Author: Kristen Kemp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1493860747

Category:

Page: 17

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These activities for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas incorporate key skills for college and career readiness. The activities integrate vocabulary with the study of the texts. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Author: Eileen Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407127286

Category: Literacy

Page: 32

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Read & Respond: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas provides teacher with a wealth of resources to teach The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas tells the thought-provoking story about the naivety of a young German boy in the Second World War.
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Oxford Playscripts: the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Author: Angus Jackson,John Boyne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198367147

Category:

Page: 144

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Leaving behind their home in Berlin, nine-year-old Bruno and his family move to a new house in a desolate area far from his friends. Bruno soon discovers that a mysterious fence runs alongside the new house, separating his family from the strange people in the striped pyjamas on the other side. A chance encounter with a young boy beyond the fence sparks an unlikely friendship that finally reveals the true horror of their situation. The Boy in theStriped Pyjamas features a detailed scheme of work including a range of inspiring activities and drama techniques, written by title consultants and leading Drama in English experts Paul Bunyan and Ruth Moore.
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

Author: Bright Summaries

Publisher: BrightSummaries.com

ISBN: 2808014090

Category: Study Aids

Page: 48

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne, which tells the story of nine-year-old Bruno, the son of a high-ranking Nazi official. When the family is forced to leave Berlin for his father’s new job, Bruno finds himself living next to a mysterious camp surrounded by an imposing fence, and soon befriends Shmuel, an emaciated boy of his own age living on the other side of the fence. While the adults around him deliberately turn a blind eye to the camp on their doorstep, Bruno attempts to understand his new friend, with tragic consequences for them both. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is John Boyne’s best-known novel. It has sold over five million copies to date, and was adapted for the cinema in 2008. Find out everything you need to know about The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!
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