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The Children of Willesden Lane|Mona Golabek
The Children of Willesden Lane : A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II
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A young readers' edition of an important and inspiring true story of hope and survival during World War II.

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 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.

  • ISBN-13: 9780316554886
  • ISBN-10: 031655488X
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: March 2017
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 224
  • Reading Level: Ages 11-14