Jewish Values: Serendipity's Footsteps

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New York
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368 p.
Three stories that intersect: Dalya is the daughter of a cobbler in 1930s Berlin, and though she is only fifteen, she knows she will follow in her father’s footsteps. When she is forced into a concentration camp one violent November night, she must leave behind everything she knew and loved. Ray is an orphan.. She sees an impulsive escape to New York as her only chance at happiness; there, she knows she’ll be able to convert her sorrows into songs. Pinny, who has Downs Syndrome, inherited from her eccentric mother a fascination. 2016 Sydney Taylor Honors Award for Teen Readers.
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