Books by David Chotjewitz

CRAZY DIAMOND by David Chotjewitz
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2008

"Chotjewitz draws upon his work with teen musicians and actors to create an edgy tale of friendship and stardom. (afterword) (Fiction. YA)"
When rising pop star Mira M. is found dead in the aquarium of her producer's on-loan apartment, she leaves the media and her friends to speculate on the true cause of her death, as well as whether her chart-topper was actually written by Melody, a friend and fellow singer. Read full book review >
DANIEL HALF HUMAN: AND THE GOOD NAZI by David Chotjewitz
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"There are many Holocaust books for children, but this one stands out in its careful dissection of one family's experience before the war, and in its nuanced approach to the complexity of emotions and relationships under stress. (glossary) (Fiction. 12+)"
A young American army officer drives through the ruins of Hamburg in 1945, remembering his childhood there, from his celebration with his best friend of the rise of the Nazi party until his flight with his family after Kristallnacht. Read full book review >