THREE STARS makes 7th grade required reading list

  • July 14, 2019
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Honored that my book, THREE STARS IN THE NIGHT SKY, is included on this 7th grade required reading list for 2019-2020 at Maui Waena Intermediate School in Kahului, Hawaii!

A 2018 Junior Library Guild selection – At the age of 12, Gerda Katz fled Nazi Germany and came to America all by herself as an “unaccompanied minor.” Gerda’s story of family separation reflects the dislocating trauma, culture shock, and excruciating loneliness many unaccompanied minors experience. As Gerda becomes an American, she never stops longing to be reunited with her family. Three Stars in the Night Sky illuminates the personal damage of racism and the emotional devastation of a child coming to a new country alone.…