The Girl With No Name by Diney Costeloe. Published by Head of Zeus

Lisa is only 13 when she flees Nazi Germany on Kindertransport to England. She is brokenhearted, carrying only one small suitcase and a photo of the family she had to leave behind in Germany. Taken in by a couple who have no children of their own, Lisa worries everyday that she will never see her real family again, while she is mercilessly bullied at school for being German. Then her existence is blown apart again, literally, in the Blitz. Her new home destroyed and her memory gone, she is sent to live in a children’s home for the remainder of the war. Will she ever remember who she is, get home, or see her family again? This is a terribly sad story that was all to common during the war; the translation falters a bit at times, but the story stands on its own very well


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