FREE MOBI ¾ DOC What the Night Sings 9781524700386 Þ REFLECTIONSLISBURNLTD

BOOK What the Night Sings

FREE MOBI ¾ DOC What the Night Sings 9781524700386 Þ REFLECTIONSLISBURNLTD ✓ A teen Holocaust survivor must come to terms with who she is and how to rebuild her lifeAfter losing her family and everything she knew in the Nazi concentration camps Gerta is finally liberated only to find herself cJust 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 A must read

Vesper Stamper Æ What the Night Sings BOOK

A teen Holocaust survivor must come to terms with who she is and how to rebuild her lifeAfter losing her family and everything she knew in the Nazi concentration camps Gerta is finally liberated only to find herself completel I really enjoyed reading this book because it shows something not often shown in historical fiction what happens after the event in this book it is the Holocaust and even though you get a bit of the hardships that Greta faced in the camps the books main focus is really on how she goes on to live amongst so much devastation and unbearable grief in the aftermath of liberation The simple colorless drawings are amazing and fit the narrative and main character in this book so well and really add to the text If you have a teenager or if you enjoy a good bit of ya historical fiction I definitely recommend you pick this up for them or yourself I hope you enjoy it as much as I did

BOOK Ì What the Night Sings Æ Vesper Stamper

What the Night SingsY 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 Stamper opens her Young Adult novel about survivors of the Holocaust with the liberation of Bergen Belsen Sixteen year old Gerta is skeletal and ill with typhus She has survived the Camp by being a member of the Camp orchestra playing her father’s viola Taught to play by her father the viola allows her to feel close to him—and it gives her comfort However her true love is singing Unfortunately the horrific conditions of her incarceration have damaged her vocal chords—perhaps foreverIronically Gerta was not even aware that she was Jewish when she and her father were picked up by the Germans in Koln Her father had purchased forged identification papers and lived his life in a way to avoid notice by the authorities It didn’t work Eventually he was discovered and ended up in the ovens of the concentration campSo with liberation Gerta is free at last Well actually only sort of free She is living in a guarded British camp She has no family No home No sense of who she is—a musician yes but not a great one Slowly she opens herself up to friendship—particularly with Lev Lev knows exactly who he is—an Orthodox Jew from Poland and a journalist Just as music has sustained Gerta religion has sustained Lev But Gerta knows nothing about Judaism And a relationship beyond mere friendship is just too much too soonThis historical fiction novel helps the reader to understand what happened to teenagers AFTER their rescue It was tough They were orphaned refugees still shunned in their home countries and facing an uncertain future How can one not feel enormous compassion for their situation? Highly recommend