If I Could Paint the Moon Black
I spent several years interviewing Imbi Peebo Truumees after hearing her story of escape into Nazi Germany ahead of the Soviet invasion of her home country, Estonia, in the years between 1940 and 1945. Whether the Soviets or the Germans were running her country, Imbi was, at a very young age, still ‘in charge’. This is her story. Reviews

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From The Abuelas’ Window
In this novel, for young adults through age 90, a young girl comes of age and learns that her beloved father is among the prisoners of the military regime that has taken over her country. She and her eccentric elder neighbors take matters into their own magical hands to right things for a group of strangers during the annual village festival, all the while hoping someone somewhere does the same for her father. Reviews

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