Author of Milkweed
A young orphan boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw and is identified as a Gypsy because of the yellow stone he wears.
Kuba, Ferdi, Olek, Enos, Big Henryk, and Jon
Orphan boys from the Warsaw gang.
Young Jewish girl Misha encounters when he steals a tomato from her garden; then goes to her birthday party.
Red-headed orphan in Warsaw who takes Misha under his wing and teaches him how to survive.
Symbol of both the Jewish identify and Judaism.
Star of David
Nazi military men.
World War II
The person telling the story.
Destruction or slaughter on a mass scale.