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Heroes of the Holocaust : true stories of rescues by teens

Author: Allan Zullo; Mara Bovsun
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maria Andzelm was a Catholic teenager whose family took in two Jewish men in Nazi-occupied Poland and hid them under their barn floor. She brought them food and books, but they were caught and paid a terrible price. Maria's stirring story is one of five featured in this important book of young people putting their lives on the line for others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Récits personnels Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Zullo; Mara Bovsun
ISBN: 0439676088 9780439676083
OCLC Number: 58474086
Description: 183 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: The Holocaust and the heroes --
"If they're willing to kill Jews, they're willing to kill people who hide Jews" : Maria Andzelm, Poland, 1942-1944 --
"Will I ever see any of you again? Are you even alive?" : Henri Zylberminc, Belgium, 1941-1944 --
"There must be a way to save the children" : Hilde Jacobsthal, Holland, 1942-1943 --
"I am safer in the lion's den" : Ferenc Schatz, Hungary, 1944-1945 --
"How can those collaborators live with themselves?" : Lilliane Belinne, Belgium, 1942-1944 --
"It's a matter of decency" : Preben Munch-Nielsen, Denmark, 1943.
Responsibility: Allan Zullo and Mara Bovsun.

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Maria Andzelm was a Catholic teenager whose family took in two Jewish men in Nazi-occupied Poland and hid them under their barn floor. She brought them food and books, but they were caught and paid a terrible price. Maria's stirring story is one of five featured in this important book of young people putting their lives on the line for others.

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