Chapters 9–12

Mona’s Related Performance
Part 4: Living at Willesden Lane

In this part of her performance, Mona describes Lisa’s feelings on finding a piano at Willesden Lane. She also describes how Lisa’s playing reminds the Kinder of home, and the way the Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor becomes an anthem for them as they struggle to survive together.

Note: In this part of the performance, Mona refers to events from Chapters 8 through 14 of the book.

Questions to Discuss with Students