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Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Leely Dorman has a big problem. She knows the right thing to do, but getting it done seems impossible. How can Leely, the child of Russian immigrants living in Brooklyn during the Great Depression, find the money to pay back a debt to her friend-especially when the Dorman family can barely afford to put food on the table for themselves? In this charming first novel, author Lee Chai'ah Batterman introduces readers to Leely, her brainy fifteen-year-old sister Evy, and Arnie, her tag-along brother, as they face a new neighborhood, a new school and new friends. Over the course of the novel, Leely becomes a faithful friend, an entrepreneur and the first girl in the neighborhood to study to become a Bat Mitzvah. The contrast of Leely's Jewish background and her best friend Francy's Italian heritage adds an especially colorful twist to their sweet friendship.
But it is Leely's moral dilemma-and her poignant and often humorous efforts to resolve it-that draws readers into this beautifully written tale of adolescent tribulations and family cohesiveness.
There is a life lesson to be learned in every chapter of TWO CENTS AND A MILK BOTTLE, from developing humane values and intercultural friendships to confronting sickness and death. And Leely proves herself a wonderfully capable teacher for young adults and their parents alike.
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About the Author: Lee Chai'ah Batterman, a writer, artist and actress, grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She has published short stories, poetry and articles in various literary journals and newspapers throughout Florida, where she currently lives. She is actively involved in writing workshops, seminars and organizations in the southeastern United States. TWO CENTS AND A MILK BOTTLE is her first novel.
Title: Two Cents and a Milk Bottle
Publisher: Alef Design Group
Book Condition: Fine
Book Description Alef Design Group, 1997. Condition: Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP97931164
Book Description Alef Design Group, 1997. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP106314895
Book Description Alef Design Group. Hardcover. Condition: As New. An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G1881283178I2N00
Book Description Alef Design Group. Condition: Good. . Good dust jacket. Seller Inventory # N05F-00436
Book Description Alef Design Group, U.S.A., 1997. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. James Wattling (illustrator). 1st Edition. White cloth with red spine lettering. Color illustrated pictorial front of dust jacket. Contents. Glossary. Seller Inventory # 002463
Book Description Alef Design Group, 1997. Condition: Good. James Wattling (illustrator). A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1881283178-2-4
Book Description Alef Design Group, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1881283178
Book Description Alef Design Group, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. A story of young children, growing up in a new neighborhood in Brooklyn during the Depression. No noticeable wear. A very nice copy. Seller Inventory # 001664
Book Description Alef Design Group. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1881283178 Autographed by author! Ships promptly from Texas. Seller Inventory # Z1881283178Z5
Book Description Alef Design Group, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1881283178