Facing the Lion with Simone Liebster @ the Leesburg Library

Today in the Leesburg Library, the sixth grade students had the opportunity to Skype with Simone Liebster in France. Simone is a Holocaust survivor, and she is also the author of the book, Facing the Lion.  She shared with the students how she stood up to the Nazis at age twelve by refusing to sign their doctrine on racial superiority. To learn more about Simone's life you can check out her book, Facing the Lion, at the Holocaust Library which is located at Leesburg Elementary.  


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