Irena's children : a true story of courage by Tilar J. Mazzeo /

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by Mazzeo, Tilar J.,
[ 02. English Fiction ] Authors: Farrell, Mary Cronk,--author. | Torok, Shana,--illustrator. Physical details: xiv, 257 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm Subject(s): Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust | World War, 1939-1945 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | Jewish children in the Holocaust | Jews | World War, 1939-1945 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Stratford Elementary 940.53 MAZ Available

Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-257).

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.

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.

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.