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Lilly unter den Linden
Adv-Intermediate
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After the death of her mother, Lilly is determined to leave her West German boarding school and live with her aunt in East Germany. Traveling to the GDR, she uncovers her family's complicated history.

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Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 7: Vergangenheit und Zukunft - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

More about the family's history is revealed, and Lilly prepares to go back to the West. When she boards the train, Till gives her a 1989 calendar, which means it won't be long before Lilly can live with them.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 7: Vergangenheit und Zukunft - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly finally makes Katrin talk to her, and Lena tells them about Lilly's mother's escape to the West.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

To her great disappointment, Lilly only gets a visitor's pass rather than a visa. She remains optimistic about life in the GDR even as she learns more about the reality of living there.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Kathrin continues to reject Lilly's presence in their home, while Lilly learns that her Uncle Rolf has taken trips to the West without ever contacting her.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly learns that it is because of her mother's escape to West Germany that Lena had to stop teaching school. Katrin, certain that Lilly will be send back to the West, continues to be mean to her.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 5: Eine schwierige Wahl - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Rolf and Lena discuss how Lilly could possibly stay in the GDR. In the morning, Lena tries to break the tension that has settled in their household.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 5: Eine schwierige Wahl - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly realizes that she has made things very complicated for Lena and her family. Lena's husband Rolf asks an old friend for a favor.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 5: Eine schwierige Wahl - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

After Lena's son Till finds Lilly and brings her up to the apartment, she quickly realizes that things will not be nearly as simple as she had imagined.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 4: Die Grenze - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

When the police come to check if Lilly is at their house, Lena and her husband learn of Lilly's escape into the East. But where is Lilly now?

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 4: Die Grenze - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Following the directions her mother gave her before she died, Lilly finds the house where her aunt lives. Unfortunately, things don't go as she had hoped.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 4: Die Grenze - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly and Pascal make it across the border with two slightly harrowing moments. First, they locate the place where Lilly's parents used to meet up.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 3: Umzug in die DDR - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly is offered a place in a foster family, but can only think about moving in with her aunt Lena in East Germany.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 3: Umzug in die DDR - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

After Pascal sells the apartment, Lilly begins to do her own research on how to move to East Germany and be with her aunt.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 3: Umzug in die DDR - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly is very upset when her mother's belongings are cleared out of the apartment they once lived in together.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly and her friend look at old photographs of Lilly's parents. In East Berlin, Lena and Rolf try to figure out how they can help Lilly.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Pascal and Lena discuss how things will move forward. The next morning, Lilly races to the train station, desperately hoping she can stay with her aunt.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Before returning to boarding school, Lilly shows her aunt her mother's house and they spend a few moments together.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 1: Im Krankenhaus - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

After the funeral, Lilly and Lena discuss grief and faith.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 1: Im Krankenhaus - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly is worried about her future after her mother's death. Lena travels to Berlin.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 1: Im Krankenhaus - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lena tries to get out of East Germany to see her dying sister and comfort her niece.

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