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The children of Willesden Lane : a true story of hope and survival during World War II / by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen ; adapted by Emil Sher.

Author/creator Golabek, Mona author.
Other author/creatorCohen, Lee, author.
Other author/creatorSher, Emil, 1959- adapter.
Format Book and Print
EditionYoung readers edition.
Publication Info New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2017]
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description213 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Subject(s)
Abstract 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.
Interest age level Ages 8-12.
Audience 860 Lexile
Reading Program Accelerated Reader AR 6.0 6.0
Genre/formBiographies.
LCCN 2016049235
ISBN9780316554886 (paperback)
ISBN031655488X (paperback)
ISBN9780316554893 (library edition ebook)
ISBN0316554898 (library edition ebook)
ISBN(ebook)
ISBN(ebook)
ISBN9780316440486 (hardcover)
ISBN0316440485 (hardcover)
ISBN1536407844
ISBN9781536407846

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