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Passage to freedom : the Sugihara story

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Lee & Low Books, Volume 1st, New York (1997)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr D804.3 .M63 1997

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9160116

Keywords:

1900-1986--Juvenile literature, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Juvenile literature, Chiune, Diplomats--Japan--Biography--Juvenile literature, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Juvenile literature, Judenvernichtung, Rettung, Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust--Juvenile literature, Sugihara, Sugihara, Chiune, World War

Abstract:

Summary: Tells the true story of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat stationed in Lithuania in 1940 who risked the safety of his own family members and put his job on the line by issuing visas to as many as 10,000 Jews who were facing death at the hands of the Nazis.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.1; Ages 5-10