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A Hero And The Holocaust: The Story Of Janusz And His Children

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Hero And The Holocaust The Story

Holiday House

Author: David A. Adler

A brief biography of the Polish doctor, author, founder of orphanages, and promoter of children's rights, who lost his life trying to protect his orphans from the Nazis.
A Hero And The Holocaust: The Story Of Janusz And His Children, the story of Janusz Korczak and his children is a wonderful child's book. The author is David A. Adler and it was published sometime in 2002 by Holiday House. This version is the 1st ed. of Hero And The Holocaust has 32 pages and it consists of splendidly colored illustrations, select the weblink below.

Janusz Korczak was an author, radio personality, teacher, and physician. But above all else he was a hero. They loved him as a father and affectionately called him their"Old Doctor. This moving account of Janusz Korczak's life supplies a successful introduction for the tragedies from the Holocaust, but also highlights a remarkable story of courage in its midst. Fianlly, forced to lead his orphans from the ghetto to the Treblinka death camp, Korczak remained with them for the end. As the beloved director of a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw, Poland, in the course of the years of the Nazi Party's rise to power, he cared for hundreds of youngsters."Korczak could not save his children, but even in the darkest days from the Warsaw ghetto, he strove to safeguard them.


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