Milkweed is a holocaust survival story that is set in Nazi-possessed Warsaw amid World War II. The account is seen through the eyes of a young man who is a flat out visionary. It starts in 1939, in the Warsaw Ghetto. The fundamental hero is an intelligent youthful vagrant referred to the general population around him as Stopthief, on the grounds that this is the thing that they yell at him when he takes nourishment to provide for others. Despite the fact that his inceptions are obscure, he is additionally called a Gypsy, due to his dull eyes and dim hair, and furthermore called a Jew. Afterward, Stopthief becomes a close acquaintence with a gathering of stranded Jewish young men and is permitted to share their dozing quarters. He additionally takes nourishment for them, and is given a name from Uri, who goes about as a defender for the young man. Uri calls him Misha Pilsudski, and powers Misha to focus on memory a made-up anecdote about his experience as a Gypsy so individuals won’t endeavor to murder him for being a Jew. Indeed, even with Uri there to clarify, Misha does not so much comprehend the reality of his general surroundings. One noteworthy case of Misha’s honesty is the way that he needs to end up plainly a Nazi when he gets more seasoned in light of the fact that he enjoys how the Nazi officers look. He and alternate children call the Nazi’s Jackboots as a result of their boots, and Misha needs to likewise have these glossy boots and wear a cap, much the same as the Nazi officers. Misha manages the changing scene from one of a kind perspective. At the point when Misha sees individuals running, apparently from fear or for their lives, he just thinks there is a race happening. He additionally compares bombs to sauerkraut pots, tanks to insects and automatic weapons to imploring mantises. All around Misha and his gathering of companions, truth be told, are cases of war, including dread, human torment, dead bodies, and different types of misfortune. The story is told from Misha’s perspective, nonetheless, and a great part of the barbarities that perusers may be utilized to from other holocaust accounts are overlooked rather rapidly and guiltlessly because of Misha’s perspective as a visionary. Through his robbery, Misha comes to know a Jewish young lady named Janina Milgrom. The Milgroms, as well, are in the end compelled to move to the Warsaw Ghetto. Misha in the long run turns out to be a piece of the family, even cheerfully going with them into the ghetto, therefore featuring his guiltlessness despite his disturbing environment. Misha is still sufficiently little to sneak past the wall and search for sustenance, but then in spite of his and Janina’s endeavors to get nourishment, Mrs. Milgrom passes on. One day, Misha sees Uri in a decent inn and is cautioned to escape from the ghetto. He tries to caution his family about the trains and how the ghetto’s tenants are not being migrated and liberated, but rather nobody trusts him. One day he gets back home to find that everybody, including the vagrants, have been taken, and is maddened that he has not been taken as well. He even tries handing himself over various circumstances. Misha goes to live on a ranch for a long time, and in the end resettles into life after the war. He moves to the United States and is given the name Jack Milgrom. He weds, however his significant other, Vivian, in the long run abandons him because of his conduct which comes about because of his nerve racking background. His little girl, Katherine, discovers him one day and presents his granddaughter, Wendy, saying that he can pick the center name. Jack picks Janina for Wendy’s center name, and is given another name from Wendy: Poppynoodle, which is a pet name.