After the death of her father in World War I, Lena finds herself a German and a Jew in an unforgiving country. Her mother says conditions will improve but Lena suspects this belief is not only wrong...it's dangerous. "Exquisitely Rendered"-The Horn Book "A moving story, exquisitely told... a novel with the ring of authenticity as well as artistry."-The Contra Costa Times "The magic of this book lies in the remarkable writing style of the author whose depiction of time and place is so vivid that you walk the streets and recognize the people. A moving, beautifully written account of a little-known time".-Children's Literature LiteratureÜber den Autor:
Maxine Rose Schur is an award-winning children's book author. Her novel, The Circle maker was hailed by Publishers Weekly as 'atmospheric and suspenseful.' She has twice won the Sydney Taylor Award-for When I Left My Village and The Peddler's Gift. Her latest book is Curious Creatures: A Fantastic Bestiary of Little-Known Animals..
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