Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler was a social worker who wanted to help people.

Author: Judy Greenspan

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ISBN: 9781474788656

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Irena Sendler was a social worker who wanted to help people. World War II left many people in society vulnerable. Irena helped them to get medical care and the necessities to live. Then she took the greatest risk. Learn more about this courageous woman who smuggled Jewish children to safety.
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Life in a Jar

Tells story of Irena Sendler who organized the rescue of 2,500 Jewish children during World War II, and the teenagers who started the investigation into Irena's heroism.

Author: Jack Mayer

Publisher: Long Trail Press

ISBN: 9780984111312

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Tells story of Irena Sendler who organized the rescue of 2,500 Jewish children during World War II, and the teenagers who started the investigation into Irena's heroism.

Jars of Hope

"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Author: Jennifer Roy

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781491460726

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Still I Rise

“Holocaust heroine's survival tale.” BBC News, March 3, 2005. http://news.bbc.co.
uk/2/hi/europe/4314145.stm Fox, Michael. “Modesty is the M.O. for Polish heroine
Irena Sendler.” San Francisco Jewish Community Publications Inc., April 21, ...

Author: Marlene Wagman-Geller

Publisher: Mango Media Inc.

ISBN: 9781633535954

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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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

A Light in the Darkness

Chana Kroll, “Irena Sendler: Rescuer of the Children of Warsaw,” www.chabad.
org/the Jewish Woman/article_cdo/aid/939081/jewish /Irena-Sendler.htm;
Richard C. Lukas, “Irena Sendler: World War II's Polish Angel,” ...

Author: Albert Marrin

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781524701222

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

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From National Book Award Finalist Albert Marrin comes the moving story of Janusz Korczak, the heroic Polish Jewish doctor who devoted his life to children, perishing with them in the Holocaust. Janusz Korczak was more than a good doctor. He was a hero. The Dr. Spock of his day, he established orphanages run on his principle of honoring children and shared his ideas with the public in books and on the radio. He famously said that "children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today." Korczak was a man ahead of his time, whose work ultimately became the basis for the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Korczak was also a Polish Jew on the eve of World War II. He turned down multiple opportunities for escape, standing by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka. But this book is much more than a biography. In it, renowned nonfiction master Albert Marrin examines not just Janusz Korczak's life but his ideology of children: that children are valuable in and of themselves, as individuals. He contrasts this with Adolf Hitler's life and his ideology of children: that children are nothing more than tools of the state. And throughout, Marrin draws readers into the Warsaw Ghetto. What it was like. How it was run. How Jews within and Poles without responded. Who worked to save lives and who tried to enrich themselves on other people's suffering. And how one man came to represent the conscience and the soul of humanity. Filled with black-and-white photographs, this is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose compassion in even the darkest hours reminds us what is possible.

Irena Sendler

Quite the opposite , they helped to the very end of the war , putting their own lives
and the lives of those around them on the line . Nor did any convent ever refuse
to take in any child I sent them , ” stresses Irena Sendler . 2. Michał Głowiński ...

Author: Anna Mieszkowska

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: IND:30000127704025

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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This book offers the first English translation of the compelling heroine story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic who organized the rescue of more than 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during World War II. In the fall of 1999, four young girls from Kansas began research for a high school history project. The students were inspired by a magazine article about Irena Sendler, and after discovering that Sendler was still alive, they exchanged letters with her and eventually traveled to Poland to meet with her. The play the students wrote as a result of their research and multiple interviews spawned worldwide interest in the epic story of one person who managed to save the lives of 2,500 children in Poland under German occupation. This new translation brings the universally appealing story of Irena Sendler to an English-speaking audience for the first time. It contains moving accounts of courage and hope in the face of tremendous danger, cruelty, and terrifying uncertainty. It also portrays the unspeakable emotional distress suffered by the children's parents who chose to give them up, and communicates the decades of immense longing, loneliness, and guilt of the rescuees for having survived while their families did not. * Based on sound scholarship and research while also being easy to read and accessible to a wide readership * Provides a complete, chronological presentation of Sendler's life, from her childhood, education, and wartime humanitarian efforts to her postwar experiences, including her professional and personal life and her visit to Israel * Presents unique information from letters and interviews with the now-elderly children Sendler rescued over 60 years ago, illuminating the dramatic influence she had upon their lives * Contains several sections written in the voice of Irena Sendler, resulting in a lively, conversational first-person narrative that gives a reading experience akin to sitting with Sendler and hearing her story firsthand

Irena s Children

The story of Irena Sendler - and of the children she saved - has until now never been told in a compelling narrative account.

Author: Tilar J. Mazzeo

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781471152634

Category: History

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For desperate families trapped inside the Warsaw ghetto in 1942 with small children, one name was whispered urgently. It was the name of a young social worker in her thirties with the courage to take staggering risks and to save over 2,000 of those children from death and deportation. Granted access to the ghetto as a public health specialist, Irena Sendler began by smuggling orphaned children out of the walled district and convincing her friends and neighbours to hide them. Soon, she began the perilous work of going from door to door and asking Jewish families to trust her with their young children. Driven to extreme measures and with the help of local Warsaw tradesman, Jewish residents, a network of mothers and her star-crossed lover in the Polish resistance, Irena Sendler ultimately smuggled thousands of children past the Nazis, making dangerous trips through city's sewers, hiding them in coffins and under overcoats at check points, and slipping through secret passages in abandoned buildings. At immense personal risk, Irena Sendler did something even more astonishing: she kept a secret list buried in a jar under an old apple tree in her garden. On it were the names and true identities of these Jewish children, recorded so that after the war their families could find them. Celebrated for her courage, Sendler was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, the year before her death at the age of 98. The story of Irena Sendler - and of the children she saved - has until now never been told in a compelling narrative account.

Jolanta and Her 2 500 Kids

Irena Sendler was a Christian and was taught by her father to love all people no matter what their religion or the color of their skin. Her compassion saved 2,500 children!

Author: Barbara Scholzen

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ISBN: 0983545960

Category: World War, 1939-1945

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Irena Sendler was a Christian and was taught by her father to love all people no matter what their religion or the color of their skin. Her compassion saved 2,500 children!

Chutz Pow Superheroes of the Holocaust

Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust Volume 2 features stories from the lives of the Les Banos, The Bielski Brothers, Sophie Scholl, Irena Sendler, and Raoul Wallenberg.

Author: The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

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Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust Volume 2 features stories from the lives of the Les Banos, The Bielski Brothers, Sophie Scholl, Irena Sendler, and Raoul Wallenberg.
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

... Jewish patients, Irena Sendler dedicated her life to others: Whereas Irena
Sendler became an early activist at the start of World War II, heading the
clandestine group Zegota and driving an underground movement that provided
safe passage ...

Author: United States. Congress. House

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105126775647

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Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."

The Practice of Macro Social Work

IRENA SENDLER : SOCIAL WORK RESCUER In 1940 , Nazis confined 500 ,
000 Polish Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto to await their deaths . 2 Most people in
Warsaw turned their backs , but not Irena Sendler . A Warsaw social worker ,
Sendler ...

Author: William G. Brueggemann

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39015050546947

Category: Macrosociology

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This book covers the important components of macro social work practice including research, community and organization development, social action and planning, and administrative tasks. The Practice Of Macro Social Work views macro practice as the key to social work in the future, carrying on a long and rich tradition of social work in solving social problems and making social change -- The book's global perspective has been expanded. -- The theory of action social macro social work practice has been expanded and more fully developed. -- Expanded and updated sections on history of macro social work practice arenas give readers an appreciation and understanding of the breadth and importance of the field. -- Expanded and updated listing of Web sites, organizations, and agency resources appear in an appendix. -- Takes an experiential approach to macro social work by including 53 exercises, 8 checklists, and other learning components integrating theory and practice. -- Offers many practical exercises in each chapter that challenge readers to consider their role in macro practice and get some "hands on" experience.

Women Under the Third Reich

SENDLER , IRENA 147 as an employee of the United States Office of Strategic
Services . In the 1950s she was a ... New York : Vanguard Press , 1939 ; WhoAm
) 58 , 61 ; AnnObit of 79 ; InWom ; BioIn 2 , 6 ; CurBio 1950 . SENDLER , IRENA ...

Author: Shaaron Cosner

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UVA:X004153186

Category: History

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Chronicles the lives and contributions of women who supported or fought against the Third Reich during World War II.

Dimensions

THE VALOR OF THE YOUNG By Irena Sendler E “ I want to fix in your memories
the faces of heroes ... " ditors ... Irena Sendler in the 1940's and as she appears
today . Vol . 7 , No. 2 DIMENSIONS A JOURNAL OF 20 DIMENSIONS , Vol . 7 No
. 2.

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Dividing Hearts

52 Fogelman claims that Żegota removed some 2 , 500 children from the ghetto .
... 54 Two women members of Żegota , Irena Sendler and Jadwiga Piotrkowska ,
testified that they had kept records of children who had been moved to the ...

Author: Emunah Nachmany-Gafny

Publisher: Yad Vashem Publications

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131236569

Category: History

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Personal stories of Polish rescuers and Jewish children include tragedies with no winners. Research on issues involved in the search for hidden Jewish children in the postwar period in Poland, raises questions such as: Why so many organizations? How did they operate? How did the Polish courts deal with the issue? What was the stance of the Church? How did the children react to the transition? Many moving personal stories of the children are interwoven in this book.

Holocaust Survivors

Author: Emily Taitz

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 0313336784

Category: Holocaust survivors

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Comprises 278 entries on more than 500 survivors of World War II genocide. This title contains a historical introduction, chronology, resource guide, lists of entries, photos, and comprehensive index.

Women Heroes of World War II

These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout ...

Author: Kathryn J. Atwood

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613745230

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.

The Righteous Among the Nations

About 2 , 000 were employed at menial labor in German army barracks and other
work places outside the ghetto . ... Returning to Irena Sendler , when the ghetto
was shut off to the outside world she did not throw in the towel but tried to think of
 ...

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Publisher: Harper

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123260122

Category: History

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In alphabetical order, presents brief biographies or personal accounts of one hundred and fifty non-Jews who helped to rescue Jews during the Holocaust, all of whom were awarded the title of "Righteous Among the Nations."

Voices Views

2 . Anne Frank , The Diary of Anne Frank : The Critical Edition , edited by David
Barnouw and Gerrold van der Stroom ( New York : Doubleday ... See also the
testimonies of Irena Sendler and Władyslaw Smolski , ibid . , 51 and 347 – 52 .

Author: Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 0970060211

Category: History

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In Voices and Views Debórah Dwork has brought together many of the most important figures in Jewish scholarship to produce a definitive collection of essays, documents, and images on the Holocaust. Beginning with a brief survey of historical anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism, the volume includes chapters such as "Jews, Gentiles, and Germans," "World War I and the Interwar Period," "The National Socialist Regime," "Refugee Policy," one chapter each on gentile and Jewish life under German occupation, "The Machinery of Death and the Murderers," one chapter each on rescue and rescuers, and a final chapter. "After the Holocaust." Each of these chapters offers an unparalleled selection of powerful images (many of them rare), primary documents—Richard Wagner on Judaism in music, for example, and "The Ensatzgruppen Reports: Selections from the Dispatches of the Nazi Death Squads’ Campaign against the Jews in Occupied Territories of the Soviet Union July 1941—January 1943"—and writings by major figures such as Primo Levi, David Wyman, Saul Friedländer, and others. Sponsored by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Voices and Views is an educational resource for teaching about the Holocaust that also speaks to the cataclysm’s deeper questions: What can we teach the young about the Holocaust that can strengthen their morale, morals, and wisdom, and thus provide tools to live in a scarred universe? What sparks of light can be sifted from the ashes of the crematoria? While not avoiding the grim horrors of the Holocaust, the editors of this volume felt it was important to focus on rescuers—the Righteous—to a greater degree than was their proportional impact during the war because of their moral significance. Voices and Views is thus a comprehensive reference work but also a volume with an inspirational purpose. Contributors include William Nicholls, Robert Wistrich, Eugen Weber, Klaus Fischer, Ezra Mendelsohn, Tracy Koon, Wolfgang Sofsky, William Carr, Marion Kaplan, Henry Feingold, David Wyman, Bernard Wasserstein, Michael Marrus, Margaret Collins Weitz, Leni Yahil, Isaiah Trunk, Yisrael Gutman, Christopher Browning, Raul Hilberg, Saul Friedländer, Philip Hallie, Yehuda Bauer, Nechama Tec, Miep Gies, Carol Rittner, Sondra Myers, Mark Wyman, and Primo Levi. Distributed for the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

The Hollywood Reporter

2 million viewers , 2 . 3 preliminary adults 18 ... NBC was third with a two - hour
Miss USA special ( 5 million , 1 . 4 ) , PUBLIEKER ... Fourth - place CBS ' two -
hour Hallmark movie “ The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler " ( 9 . 8 million , 1 .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105132676268

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