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Irena Sendler and the children of the Warsaw Ghetto

Author: Susan Goldman Rubin; Bill Farnsworth
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using toolboxes, ambulances, and other ingenious measures, Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children. Her secret list of the children's real identities was kept safe, buried in two jars under a tree in war-torn Warsaw. An inspiring story of courage and compassion, this biography includes a list of resources, source notes, and an index.
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Genre/Form: Kinderbuch
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Irena Sendlerowa; Irena Sendlerowa; Irena Sendlerowa; Irena Sendlerowa; Irena Sendlerowa
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Goldman Rubin; Bill Farnsworth
ISBN: 9780823422517 0823422518
OCLC Number: 642509837
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012.
Target Audience: Grades 2-8.; 930
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Susan Goldman Rubin ; illustrated by Bill Farnsworth.

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Using toolboxes, ambulances, and other ingenious measures, Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children. Her secret list of the children's real identities was kept safe, buried in two jars under a tree in war-torn Warsaw. An inspiring story of courage and compassion, this biography includes a list of resources, source notes, and an index.

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Inspiring story recommended for grades 5-10.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-13) Very Good Permalink

Irena Sendler was a hero of the holocaust although she did not...
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