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 ...
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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
LibraryThing Review What an interesting story. The story revolves around Lisa Jura who was transported via one of the Kindertransport trains/ships from Austria with the destination of England. Her parents could only
LibraryThing Review This is an incredible book! It is the story of the author's family and in particular her mother Lisa Jura. Ten thousand Jewish children were transported from Europe to England in an attempt to rescue