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Author Mazzeo, Tilar J., author.

Title Irena's children : a true story of courage by Tilar J. Mazzeo / adapted by Mary Cronk Farrell.

Publication Info. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2016]
2016

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Fl Writing Center Coll  Writing Center    ---  Available
 Eureka Juvenile Non-Fiction  J940.35318 Maz    ---  Available
Edition Young readers edition.
Description xiv, 257 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-257).
Note Young reader's edition of: Irena's children :the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto / Tilar J. Mazzeo. New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
Contents Introduction -- Prologue -- War -- Occupation -- Resistance -- Segregated and isolated -- Life in the ghetto -- Raising the stakes -- Expanding operations -- Rumors -- Deportation -- Selektions -- Time running out -- Crisis -- Toward the precipice -- The ghetto uprising -- Gestapo raid -- Pawiak Prison -- Execution -- Irena goes underground -- After the war.
Summary A gripping account of Irena Sendler, who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.
Subject Sendlerowa, Irena, 1910-2008 -- Juvenile literature.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Poland -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Juvenile literature.
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Juvenile literature.
Jews -- Poland -- Warsaw -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Juvenile literature.
Warsaw (Poland) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 -- Juvenile literature.
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biographies.
Added Author Farrell, Mary Cronk, author.
Torok, Shana, illustrator.
Other Form: Adaptation of (work): Mazzeo, Tilar J. Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto. New York : Gallery Books, 2016 (DLC) 2015051244
ISBN 9781481449915 hardcover ; alk. paper
1481449915 hardcover ; alk. paper
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1481449923 paperback ; alk. paper
9781481449939 electronic book ; alk. paper
1481449931 electronic book ; alk. paper

 
    
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