- It's Newbery material! WHACK!
- It's about intolerance! WHACK!
- It has timely relevance for our government today! WHACK!
- Jews and liberals have long been persecuted! WHACK!
- Hey, Nina Lindsay -- see what a great writer I am! WHACK!
The Loud Silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman. Clarion, 2006, 225 pages.