Jewish Values: The Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II (Young Readers Edition)

Place of Publication: 
New York
Publication Year: 
2017
Number of Pages: 
224 p.
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Fourteen-year-old Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who hoped to become a concert pianist. But when Hitler's armies advanced on pre-war Vienna, Lisa's parents were forced to make a difficult decision. Able to secure passage for only one of their three daughters through the Kindertransport, they chose to send gifted Lisa to London for safety. As she yearned to be reunited with her family while she lived in a home for refugee children on Willesden Lane, Lisa's music became a beacon of hope. A memoir of courage, survival, and the power of music to uplift the human spirit, this compelling tribute to one special young woman and the lives she touched will both educate and inspire young readers. Featuring line art throughout and B&W photos. A 2018 Sydney Taylor Notable for Older Readers
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ISBN: 
031655488X, 978-0316554886
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No