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What the night sings : a novel

Author: Vesper Stamper
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, Gerta has lost her family and everything she knew. Without her Papa, her music, or even her true identity, she must move past the task of surviving and onto living her life. Gerta meets Lev, a fellow teen survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine. With a newfound Jewish identity she never knew she had, and a return to the life of music she thought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult fiction
Young adult
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stamper, Vesper.
What the night sings.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]
(DLC) 2017037126
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vesper Stamper
ISBN: 9781524700386 152470038X 9781524700393 1524700398
OCLC Number: 990841123
Notes: "This is a Borzoi Book."
Awards: Winner of Sydney Taylor Book Award (Teen) 2019
Commended for William C. Morris YA Debut Award 2019
Description: 266 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Vesper Stamper.

Abstract:

Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, Gerta has lost her family and everything she knew. Without her Papa, her music, or even her true identity, she must move past the task of surviving and onto living her life. Gerta meets Lev, a fellow teen survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine. 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.
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