The Resource Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo

Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo

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Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
Title
Irena's children
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
Statement of responsibility
Tilar J. Mazzeo
Title variation
  • Irena's children
  • Extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto
Title variation remainder
a true story of courage
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Language
eng
Summary
"In 1942, social worker Irena Sendler was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist. She reached out to the trapped Jewish families, asking the parents to trust her with their young children. She started smuggling them out of the walled district, convincing her friends and neighbors to hide them. In a friend's garden, she buried lists of the names and true identities of those children, with the hope that their relatives could find them after the war. Irena could not have known that more than ninety percent of their families would perish." -- Back cover
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Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
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Mazzeo, Tilar J
Dewey number
940.53/1835092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
D804.66.S46
LC item number
M29 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sendlerowa, Irena
  • Sendlerowa, Irena
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
  • Large type books
  • Poland
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Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
587 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493101
Lccn
2016033454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)952384525
  • 1218063
  • (OCoLC)ocn952384525
Label
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, Tilar J. Mazzeo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
587 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493101
Lccn
2016033454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)952384525
  • 1218063
  • (OCoLC)ocn952384525

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