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Playing for the commandant

Author: Suzy Zail
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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A young Jewish pianist at Auschwitz, desperate to save her family, is chosen to play at the camp commandant's house. How could she know she would fall in love with the wrong boy?
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
War fiction
War stories
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzy Zail
ISBN: 9780763664039 0763664030
OCLC Number: 869527003
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Suzy Zail.
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A young Jewish pianist at Auschwitz, desperate to save her family, is chosen to play at the camp commandant's house. How could she know she would fall in love with the wrong boy?

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2015-05-20) Very Good Permalink

Hanna is a young Jewish girl at Auschwitz who has a talent for playing the piano. She is then asked to play for the Commandant and his son, Karl instead of labor intensive work at the camp. Slowly she realizes that something horrible is happening; she is falling in love with the son of the Commandant,...
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