Children of Willesden Lane

The Children of Willesden Lane is the powerful true story of Lisa Jura, who fled Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport as a child.

Jura was one of 10,000 young refugees separated from their parents and brought to England for safety before World War II.

Our online companion to the book features musical selections to accompany the text and a study guide for middle and high school classrooms. There is also a series of videos from Annenberg Learner featuring educators as they model instructional activities for the book and reflect on its impact.

Borrow a class set of books or download the free PDF of our teacher's guide.
Listen to narrated tracks and full music tracks played by Lisa's daughter, Mona. 
Watch Facing History teachers using The Children of Willesden Lane resources in the classroom.

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