by Kathryn Lasky

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Lilo and her parents are gypsies. They are taken to Buchenwald camp in 1940.  There Lilo and her mother are separated from Lilo's father. Lilo's mother is chosen to have surgery.Lilo meets a boy, Django, who has the ability to obtain extra food and sometimes information.  She and Django form a friendship. Django, Lilo and her mother are moved to a different camp where they are chosen to be extras for a film being produced by Hitler's filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl. While working as extras, they are dressed for the film while being fed inadequate food.  Will the three finish making the movie? Will they even survive? 


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