Very awesome ❤ ! In Honor of Jerry Lewis. Children need to know these stories. She hid babies in places like laundry piles, a carpenter’s tool box, or a potato sack, and she helped older children escape through underground sewer tunnels. Such an important book about one woman making a difference during the Holocaust. Amid the horrors of World War II, Polish social worker Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto for Jews.
This kind of book is important for kids to read. James had a profound effect on me!! Yes, this is my second year. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. *I received my copy of this book from the publisher Capstone Young Readers. The reader gains insight into the child, Irena, who is troubled that Jews are treated differently from the gentiles. Loved this story about selflessness and kindness! All rights reserved. The children in the neighborhood where he treated patients spoke Yiddish. It shows kids that in the midst of darkness, there are good and kind people who help.
Irene Sendler’s story certainly deserves to continue to be told. Change ). Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Publisher’s Synopsis: Amid the horrors of World War II, Irena Sendler was an unlikely and unsung hero. In 1942, she smuggles infants out the ghetto and finds them new homes in convents and with families. When the Nazis began shipping Jews out of the ghetto in cattle cars, Irena started smuggling out babies and children to give them a chance to live. The sponsors increase each year. If you want to read an excellent adult book, read Kristin Hannah’s “Nightingale.” It’s being made into a movie. JAR of Hope's mission is dedicated to bringing awareness and raising funds directed to ongoing research in the hope of eliminating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Though careful not to take too many liberties with a historical text, these read like fiction and will spark the interest of many young readers. Meg Owenson’s illustrations are hauntingly beautiful in their dark muted tones. Happy you like the book. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I am going to def follow James and JAR of Hope #positivemindset.
Never too many books about her. I am always searching for those special gems to share with you. Irena kept records of the children she helped smuggle away, and when she feared her work might be discovered, she buried her lists in jars, hoping to someday reunite the children with their parents. I think the illustrator needs to practice legs ;), but it sounds like a very inspiring book. She noticed that some people were treated differently than others. A perfect pick for Multicultural Children´s Book Day. If your family is affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and you would like to get involved with JAR of Hope, please, Win a 2020 Ford Mustang! ( Log Out / This is a good story, but written for older children. © Patricia Tilton, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. You will receive a link to create a new password via email. Check out The Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust, which is designed for elementary students. Will they be reunited with their families. JAR of Hope, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, extends its deepest condolences to your family for the loss of the beloved Jerry Lewis. It is an inspiring story about the good in our world. Irena Sendler showed the best of humanity. After the children were out of the ghetto, Irena found safe places for them with foster families or in convents. While many people lived in fear of the Nazis, Irena defied them, even though it could have meant her life.
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It was founded “to spread the word, raise awareness about the importance of diversity in children’s literature and get more of multicultural books into classrooms and libraries.” Please click on the highlighted link above to see all of 200+ book reviews. Irena often played with the Jewish children.”. ( Log Out /