Irena Sendler: Bringing Life to Children of the Holocaust

Irena Sendler: Bringing Life to Children of the Holocaust

Diane Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179760

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Irena Sendler was born into a Catholic family in Poland in 1910. Throughout the German occupation in World War II, Irena worked tirelessly to help save Polands Jews from the Nazi horror. Irena saved at least 2,500 Jewish children from certain death during the Holocaust. By the time of her death in 2008, Irena had been honored by the governments of Poland and Israel, Pope John Paul II, and many of those she had rescued.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Biographies History
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Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Social Studies
English (US)
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