The Children of Willesden Lane

Based on a true story of a 14 year old girl Lisa Jura, who had to flee her home in Vienna and rebuild her life in London, the story brings home the reality of the Holocaust to readers aged 12 and up.

The Children of Willesden Lane

Author: Mona Golabek

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1445161311

Page: 240

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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. Based on a true story of a 14 year old girl Lisa Jura, who had to flee her home in Vienna and rebuild her life in London, the story brings home the reality of the Holocaust to readers aged 12 and up.

Hold On to Your Music

Originally published in 2017 for older readers, The Children of Willesden Lane has sold hundreds of thousands of copies globally; now this picture book retelling will inspire a new generation.

Hold On to Your Music

Author: Mona Golabek

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316463094

Page: 40

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Discover the inspiring illustrated true story about one girl's escape from the Holocaust to become a concert pianist against all odds, made popular by the beloved novel The Children of Willesden Lane. In pre-World War II Vienna, Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who dreamed of becoming a concert pianist. But when enemy forces threatened the city—particularly the Jewish people that lived there—Lisa's parents were forced to make a difficult decision. They chose to send Lisa to London for safety through the Kindertransport—a rescue effort that relocated Jewish children. As Lisa yearned to be reunited with her family while living in a home for refugee children on Willesden Lane, her music became a beacon of hope for those around her. A true story of courage, survival, and determination, this compelling tribute to a gifted young girl has already touched the lives of many around the world. Originally published in 2017 for older readers, The Children of Willesden Lane has sold hundreds of thousands of copies globally; now this picture book retelling will inspire a new generation.

Lisa of Willesden Lane

Now is the perfect time to bring this timeless story of hope to even younger audiences as Mona Golabek's mission to transform historical testimony into youth empowerment has driven many requests for shorter, illustrated formats.

Lisa of Willesden Lane

Author: Mona Golabek

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316540404

Page: 176

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An inspiring true story about one girl's escape from the Holocaust to become a concert pianist against all odds, made popular by Mona Golabek's acclaimed theatrical performance and the beloved novel The Children of Willesden Lane -- now available in an early chapter book format. In pre-World War II Vienna, Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who hoped to become a concert pianist. But when enemy forces threatened the city -- especially its Jewish population -- Lisa's parents were forced to make a difficult decision. They secured passage for only one of their three daughters through the Kindertransport, and chose to send gifted Lisa to London for safety. As she yearned to be reunited with her family where she lived in a home for refugee children on Willesden Lane, Lisa's music became a beacon of hope for all of her peers. A story of the power of music to uplift the human spirit, this compelling tribute has moved and inspired hundreds of thousands of students and adults across the globe. Now is the perfect time to bring this timeless story of hope to even younger audiences as Mona Golabek's mission to transform historical testimony into youth empowerment has driven many requests for shorter, illustrated formats. Both a picture book and chapter book will be available.

The Kindertransport

“'Invisible' Children: The Selection and Integration Strategies of Relief
Organizations.” Translated by Toby ... The Children of Willesden Lane—Beyond
the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival. New York: Warner
Books, 2002 ...

The Kindertransport

Author: Jennifer Craig-Norton

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253042240

Page: 360

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Jennifer Craig-Norton sets out to challenge celebratory narratives of the Kindertransport that have dominated popular memory as well as literature on the subject. According to these accounts, the Kindertransport was a straightforward act of rescue and salvation, with little room for a deeper, more complex analysis. This volume reveals that in fact many children experienced difficulties with settlement: they were treated inconsistently by refugee agencies, their parents had complicated reasons for giving them up, and their caregivers had a variety of motives for taking them in. Against the grain of many other narratives, Craig-Norton emphasizes the use of archival sources, many of them newly discovered testimonial accounts and letters from Kinder to their families. This documentary evidence together with testimonial evidence allows compelling insights into the nature of interactions between children and their parents and caregivers and shows readers a more nuanced and complete picture of the Kindertransport.

Congress Monthly

Eventually she was housed with refugee children her own age at the hostel on
Willesden Lane and found work as a sewing machine operator at an East End
factory . own , as she performed their works . The Children of Willesden Lane ( a
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MultiCultural Review

The Children of Willesden Lane – Beyond the Kindertransport : A Memoir of
Music , Love , and Survival . New York : Warner Books , 2002 . 272 pp . A
proposal in both the House and Senate called for admitting 10 , 000 refuge
children under ...

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Anglo Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust

We Came as Children : A Collective Autobiography ( London : Papermac , 1966 )
. Gissing , Vera , Pearls of Childhood ( New York : St . Martin ' s Press , 1988 ) .
Golabek , Mona , and Lee Cohen , The Children of Willesden Lane : Beyond the
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Anglo Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust

Author: Phyllis Lassner

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

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In its rigorously researched analysis of Anglo-Jewish women writing the Holocaust, this book highlights the necessity of their inclusion in the evolving canon of modern British literature. Addressing the question of why the Holocaust is still being written, this study brings together Kindertransport writers, those of the Second Generation and those writers who have no personal or communal connection to the Holocaust but who have felt compelled to testify to the painful adaptations or betrayals of refugees by the nation which rescued so many. In her significant critical interpretations of memoirs, plays, poetry and novels, Lassner shows how these writers complicate theories of trauma and memory by using fantasy and the Gothic as a response to silence as well as to the historical and narrative relationship between endangered European Jews and Britain's cultural and political responses to them.

Musica Judaica

The Children of Willesden Lane : Beyond the Kindertransport : A Memoir of Music
, Love , and Survival . New York : Warner Books , 2002 . Goldsmith , Martin . The
Inextinguishable Symphony : A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany .

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Modern English Biography

1899 , the children of the age 1881 , new ed . 1883 , bur . Paddington cemet . ,
Willesden lane . Stuart Our deathless hope : i series of discourses and Park's The
variety stage 1895 p . 252 ; The 1885 , Loyalty to Christ : these sayings of Era 23
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Modern English Biography

Author: Frederic Boase

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Implementing the Code of Practice for Children with Special Educational Needs

National Autistic Society , 276 Willesden Lane , London NW2 SRB . National
Deaf Children ' s Society , 45 Hereford Road , London W2 SAH . National
Eczema Society , 4 Tavistock Place , London WCIH 9RA . National Federation of
the Blind ...

Implementing the Code of Practice for Children with Special Educational Needs

Author: Ahmad F. Ramjhun

Publisher: David Fulton Publishers

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Page: 113

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This new edition has been revised to bring teachers and other education practitioners up to date with the revisions to the Code of Practice due to come into force in January 2002. The author was a member of a working party for the National Advisory Group for special educational needs, with a remit to assist with the revision of the Code. This book reports on the outcomes, and details advice and guidance on the key tasks for its effective implementation.

The Tablet

... charm which rivets the attention of children . " Willesden - lane , Brondesbury ,
London ; or Green Bank E. MOREL , - Weekly Register . House , Hall - green (
near Birmingham ) . CHEF DE CUISINE AND CONFECTIONER , The Castle and
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Child Right

Parenting threads : caring for children when couples part , Erica De ' Ath and Dee
Slaer ( eds ) , 1992 . available from Stepfamily Publications , National Stepfamily
Association , 72 Willesden Lane , London NW6 7TA . Price varies according to ...

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American Book Publishing Record

765309 Childhood , boyhood and youth ( Tolstoy ) FIC Children and disasters .
618 . 928521 The children of Green Knowe ( Boston ) JUV The children of
Willesden Lane . 942 . 004924 Children , parents , and the law . 346 . 73017
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Overcoming Behavior Problems in Children

A Practical Guide Bryan Lask. National Autistic Society 276 Willesden Lane
London NW2 National Easter Seal Society 2023 West Ogden Avenue Chicago Il
60612 UNITED STATES National Information Center for Handicapped Children
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Overcoming Behavior Problems in Children

Author: Bryan Lask

Publisher: Arco Pub

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Page: 124

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Contains real-life case studies to put childhood problems into perspective.