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

Mazzeo, Tilar J., author. (Author). Farrell, Mary Cronk, author. (Added Author). Torok, Shana, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch YAB SENDLER MAZ (Text) 34207002062835 Young Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J BIO SENDLER (Text) 32826014059828 J New Books Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library TW 940.5318 MAZ (Text) 78551000374738 Tween Collection Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J 940.53 MAZ (Text) 70621000441553 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 940.531 Mazzeo (Text) 31208912474402 children new book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481449915
  • ISBN: 1481449915
  • ISBN: 9781481449922
  • ISBN: 1481449923
  • Physical Description: xiv, 257 pages : illustrated ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Young readers edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-257).
Summary, etc.: Tells Irena’s unbelievable story set during one of the worst times in modern history. With guts of steel and unfaltering bravery, Irena smuggled thousands of children out of the walled Jewish ghetto in toolboxes and coffins, snuck them under overcoats at checkpoints, and slipped them through the dank sewers and into secret passages that led to abandoned buildings, where she convinced her friends and underground resistance network to hide them.
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.

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