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What the night sings

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For fans of The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes a lushly illustrated novel about a teen Holocaust survivor, who must come to terms with who she is and how to rebuild her life. "A tour de force. This powerful story of love, loss, and survival is not to be missed." --KRISTIN HANNAH, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale After losing her family and everything she knew in the Nazi concentration camps, Gerta is finally liberated, only to find herself completely alone. Without her Papa, her music, or even her true identity, she must move past the task of surviving and onto living her life. In the displaced persons camp where she is staying, Gerta meets Lev, a fellow teen survivor who she just might be falling for, despite her feelings for someone else. With a newfound Jewish identity she never knew she had, and a return to the life of music she thought she lost forever, Gerta must choose how to build a new future. "What the Night Sings is a bookfrom the heart, of the heart, and to the heart. Vesper Stamper's Gerta will stay with you long after you turn the last page. Her story is one of hope and redemption and life -- a blessing to the world." -- Deborah Heiligman, award-winning author of Charles and Emma and Vincent and Theo
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Full title what the night sings
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Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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subject_facet Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 -- Fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction, Jews -- Fiction, Refugees -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction
title_display What the night sings : a novel
title_full What the Night Sings, What the night sings : a novel / Vesper Stamper
title_short What the night sings :
topic_facet Historical Fiction, History, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Refugees, Romance, Survival, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature