Review: The Children of Willesden Lane THE CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANE is a wonderful little book at times heartbreaking but, ultimately, inspirational. It tells the true story of Lisa Jura, who in 1938 was a promising 14yearold pianist living happily in Vienna with her closeknit Jewish family and dreaming of following the musical footsteps of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Strauss. But when the Nazis started closing in, her parents ...
Its sad and cool
Book I love this book. When I was in fifth grade, we had to read it as a class, and I was the first one finished. VERY GOOD BOOK, MUST READ!!!:-)
LibraryThing Review Lisa Jura had lived in Vienna her entire life. When she was a child, it became apparent that she was a musical prodigy. Her gift for playing the piano took her to the best teacher Vienna had to offer
Review: The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival This is the book that the play at the Hartford Stage was based on. It is the story of Kindertransport, a girl from Vienna who is taken in by a group in London and makes her way in the world of music, playing the piano. The writing is not the best, but it is a good story!
Review: The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival I really enjoyed reading this book, I thought it was an amazing story!