|Susan Krawitz with her Manuscript Award|
As the press release explains, "Set in El Paso, Texas in 1915, Viva, Rose tells the story of Rose Solomon’s older brother Abraham who runs off to join Pancho Villa's revolutionary group. When Rose tries to find Abraham and convince him to come home, she is kidnapped and taken to Villa's hideout. There she meets a cast of characters based on real people who traveled with Villa and the fictional, spoiled Dorotea, Villa's young charge. The feisty Rose learns to ride a horse, to stand up for herself and, along the way, discovers her brother's secret."
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Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel
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Theme music: The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band
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