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The grand mosque of Paris : a story of how Muslims rescued Jews during the Holocaust

Author: Karen Gray Ruelle; Deborah Durland DeSaix
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, no Jew was safe from arrest and deportation to a concentration camp. Few Parisians were willing to risk their own lives to help. Yet many Jews found refuge in an unlikely place, the sprawling complex of the Grand Mosque of Paris. Not just a place of worship but also a community center, this hive of activity was an ideal temporary hiding place for escaped prisoners of war and Jews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kinderbuch
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Gray Ruelle; Deborah Durland DeSaix
ISBN: 9780823421596 0823421597 9780823423040 0823423042
OCLC Number: 226037844
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Target Audience: 1090
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Responsibility: by Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix.

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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, no Jew was safe from arrest and deportation to a concentration camp. Few Parisians were willing to risk their own lives to help. Yet many Jews found refuge in an unlikely place, the sprawling complex of the Grand Mosque of Paris. Not just a place of worship but also a community center, this hive of activity was an ideal temporary hiding place for escaped prisoners of war and Jews of all ages, including children.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-03) Very Good Permalink

A chilling illustrated account of how Jewish people were hidden in a Muslin mosque in Paris duirng the Nazi occupation of France.  It would a great source for showing how research for a publication is done.  The bibliography is very detailed.

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