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Cover of The Children of Willesden Lane

Educators may order discounted books at the following prices:
20-49 books $9 each
50-99 books $8 each
100 or more books $7 each

 

 

The Children of Willesden Lane
Beyond the Kindertransport: 
A Memoir of Music, Love and Survival by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen


“Music will give you strength,” her mother reassured her. “It will be your best friend in life.” 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 aboard the Kindertransport, they chose to send gifted Lisa to London and safety. Here, in a hostel on Willesden lane, Lisa’s music would become a beacon of hope for other displaced children who would cheer her on as she fought to realize her musical dreams. A memoir of courage, survival, and the power of music to uplift the human spirit, The Children of Willesden Lane is Mona Golabek’s inspiring tribute to her mother, Lisa.
 

“This is a book that should be adopted by the world as a work of art…
and everyone should keep this story in their hearts.”

—Jakob Fife, Senior, Hawaii high school student

“The Children of Willesden Lane is the best book I’ve ever read.” 
—Victoria Bodanos, Colonial Middle School, Memphis

“I hope it inspires everyone who reads it to follow in Lisa’s steps…
and make their dreams a reality.”

—Peter Schamber, Los Angeles


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The Teacher's Resource book

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A Teacher’s Resource to The Children of Willesden Lane

Created by Facing History and Ourselves, this comprehensive Teacher’s Resource provides a meaningful but flexible structure for examining The Children of Willesden Lane and relating it to historical and current events. It is designed for use with middle and high school students in English, social studies, music, and/or interdisciplinary studies. The Teacher’s Resource is accompanied by the companion CD recording featuring the classical music that is woven throughout the book.

 

 








       
 

 

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