This book has received a Montaigne Medal Finalist Award.
In Anita’s Piano, Anita has a wonderful life where playing the piano and music surrounds her. She lives in Brno, Czechoslovakia with her family down from the town’s castle. But when she is just short of nine, her town is invaded by German military forces. She sees her happy world slowly crumble. She is bullied on the street and her family is ostracized, displaced time and again until at age 15, she is an orphan and left to fend for herself.
“This book is history at its finest as you will gain the inside picture into both event and emotions. Sometimes in life losses can ultimately be gains in other avenues. I recommend this book with a 5-star rating as the contents will captivate you page after page.” Valerie Caraotta