Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Irena Sendler andthe Children of the Warsaw Ghetto

Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto
by Susan Goldman Rubin
illustrated by Bill Farnsworth
Holiday House
40 pages

Irena Sendler was a diminutive Polish social worker who helped spirit more than four hundred children out of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Using toolboxes, ambulances, and other ingenious measures, Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children.

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