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Laura E. Williams (Author of Behind the Bedroom Wall)
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Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams is about a year-old German girl named Korianna, and it's set during World War 2. She is very loyal to Hitler and her local Jungmadel, a Nazi youth group. However, everything changes when Korianna finds out that her parents are hiding Jews and helping them escape from Germany. She has to decide who she is loyal to and reconsider everything she has always been told.
This book is accessible and has a positive message for young readers who may be dealing with similar challenges. Thirteen-year-old Lauren, a Korean American adoptee, is best friends with the prettiest and tallest girl in the school, Julie, who has an endless amount of confidence. Lauren, on the other hand, has been saving for years to pay for a special eye surgery that will deepen the crease of her eyelids. It's not that she wants to look like everyone else in her suburban Connecticut school; she'd just be happy if kids stopped calling her "slant" and "gook. Laura Williams' sensitive, beautifully written story offers a powerful lesson to young readers whose self-esteem depends too much on how they look. Read more Read less.
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Daughter of Sanford R. Mitchell Williams. Widow of George M. Sister of Charles Williams. Per her mother's obituary, February 1, , Laura was of Vinita, Oklahoma. Buried in Grandview East Cemetery next to her husband. Funeral notice found in the Ledger Albany, Missouri Thurs.