Biography of Care Experienced People

looked after.jpg

The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

Bart van Es

2018

Little Lien wasn't taken from her Jewish parents in the Hague - she was given away in the hope that she might be saved. Hidden and raised by a foster family in the provinces during the Nazi occupation, she survived the war only to find that her real parents had not. Much later, she fell out with her foster family, and Bart van Es - the grandson of Lien's foster parents - knew he needed to find out why.