Mochizuki, Ken, 1954-

Passage to freedom : the Sugihara story / written by Ken Mochizuki ; illustrated by Dom Lee ; afterword by Hiroki Sugihara. - 1st ed. - New York : Lee & Low Books, c1997. - 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.

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.

1880000490 9781880000496 9781584301578 (pbk.) 1584301570 (pbk.)

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Sugihara, Chiune, 1900-1986 --Juvenile literature.


Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Juvenile literature.
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust--Juvenile literature.
Diplomats--Japan--Biography--Juvenile literature.

D804.3 / .M63 1997

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