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The Inspiring Autobiography of a Remarkable Woman

Jella Lepman


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The story of Jella Lepman, who returned to her native Germany after World War II to become Adviser on the Cultural and Educational Needs of Women and Children in the American Zone. She soon decided that what children needed was to see a world of the imagination, beyond their landscape of bombed-out buildings and military vehicles. She went on to found the International Youth Library.

O'Brien Press, 9780862787837, 158pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2002