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Irena S Children

Author : Tilar J. Mazzeo
ISBN : 9781476778518
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Irena’s Children tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Tilar J. Mazzeo’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Irena’s Children includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Irena’s Children: The Extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2,500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto by Tilar J. Mazzeo: Despite great risks, Irena Sendler, known as the female Oskar Schindler, rescued approximately 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto—and death. Using a secret underground network to place children in foster families and Catholic orphanages, and providing them with new identities through forged paperwork, Irena was able to smuggle the children out of the ghetto and past the Nazis. She was eventually caught and tortured, and the men and women who worked with her risked the same fate every day. Irena’s Children is the incredible story of a brave woman who would do anything to save the lives of innocent children during the world’s bleakest times. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Still I Rise

Author : Marlene Wagman-Geller
ISBN : 9781633535954
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Who are the great women leaders in history? Who are the women heroes who personify "girl power"? Intrepid women heroes: When Nelson Mandela was imprisoned in South Africa’s brutal Robben Prison, he tirelessly turned to the poem Invictus. The inspirational verse by the Victorian William Ernest Henley, penned on the occasion of the amputation of his leg. Still I Rise takes its title from a work by Maya Angelou and it resonates with the same spirit of an unconquerable soul, a woman who is captain of her fate. Just as Invictus brought solace to generations so does the contemporary classic. Still I Rise embodies the strength of character of the inspiring women profiled. Each chapter will outline the fall and rise of great women heroes who smashed all obstacles, rather than let all obstacles smash them. The book offers hope to those undergoing their own Sisyphean struggles. Intrepid women heroes are the antithesis of the traditional damsels in distress; rather than waiting for the prince, they took salvation into their own hands. Celebrate girl power! Women leaders in history celebrated in this book include: Madame C. J. Walker-first female American millionaire Aung San Suu Kyi-Burma’s first lady of freedom Betty Shabazz-civil rights activist Nellie Sachs-Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize recipient Selma Lagerlof-first woman Nobel Laureate Fannie Lou Hamer-American voting rights activist Bessie Coleman-first African-American female pilot Wilma Randolph-first woman to win three gold medals Sonia Sotomayor-first Hispanic Supreme Court justice Wangari Maathai-Nobel Prize winner Winnifred Mandela-freedom fighter Lois Wilson-founder of Al-Anon Roxanne Quimby-co-founder of Burt’s Bees

Irena Sendler

Author : Judy Greenspan
ISBN : 9781543583014
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Irena Sendler was a social worker who wanted to help people. World War II left many vulnerable. Irena helped them get medical care and necessities to live. Then she took the greatest risk. Learn more about the woman who smuggled Jewish children to safety.

Irena Sendler

Author : Anna Mieszkowska
ISBN : IND:30000127704025
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This title tells the univerally appealing story of Irena Sendler, who saved the lives of 2,500 Jewish children in Poland during the Holocaust.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : STANFORD:36105216466784
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Irena S Jars Of Secrets

Author : Marcia Kay Vaughan
ISBN : 1600604390
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"The story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who helped rescue nearly 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. Includes afterword, author's note, sources, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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