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Author Mayer, Jack (Jack L.)

Title Life in a jar : the Irena Sendler Project / by Jack Mayer.

Imprint Middlebury, Vt. : Long Trail Press, c2011.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  813.6 M452l 2011    ---  Lib Use Only
 Eureka Non-Fiction  940.5318 May    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Mayer    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Mayer c.2  ---  Storage
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 382 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Note "Based on the true story of Irena Sendler, a Holocaust hero, and the Kansas teens who 'rescued the rescuer'."
Previous ed.: 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-382)
Summary During World War II, Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow social workers to save 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto. After the war her heroism was suppressed by communist Poland and remained virtually unknown for 60 years-- until three high school girls from an economically depressed rural school district in southeast Kansas stumbled upon a tantalizing reference to Sendler's rescues, which they fashioned into a history project.
Contents Kansas, 1999-2000 -- Warsaw. 1939-1944 -- Kansas & Warsaw, 2000-2008 -- Epilogue -- Postscript -- Where are they now?
Subject Sendlerowa, Irena, 1910-2008 -- Fiction.
Rada Pomocy ydom "egota." -- Fiction.
Life in a Jar Project -- Fiction.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Fiction.
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Fiction.
High school students -- Kansas -- Fiction.
ISBN 098411131X (pbk.)
9780984111312 (pbk.)

 
    
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