Lily Renee Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer by Trina Robbins
Recommended for readers age 12 or older.
In 1938, Lily Rene Wilhelm, a 14-year-old Jewish girl, is living in Vienna when the Nazis march into Austria. After a ship voyage fraught with danger from Nazi torpedoes, teenage Lily reunites with her parents in New York. One day she sees an ad in the paper: a comics publisher is looking for artists.
With graphic novel-style comic frames that illustrate the emergence of a brilliant young artist. An engaging story for aspiring artists and history buffs young and older.