Beyond Courage

Beyond Courage

The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust

Book - 2012
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Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763629762
Branch Call Number: j940.5318 RAP
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm

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Justinian537
Jul 06, 2018

Although this book is intended mainly for a teen audience, readers of any age will find it an informative (and appalling) summary of many of the heroic activities undertaken by people of many nationalities who chose to resist the efforts of the Nazis to exterminate European Jewry (plus Gypsies, homosexuals, the physically and mentally challenged, political opponents, all the Slavic people, and anyone else they decided was unfit to share the planet with the superior Aryan Race). There is an extensive bibliography plus a helpful list of websites for anyone who would like to do further reading or research. highly recommended.

The Nazis did their best to destroy all Jews, but both Jews and non-Jews fought back, doing their best to thwart the Nazis. Here are accounts of those who used their courage, ingenuity, and resolve to save others—or die trying. Illus. with photos.

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tottyler1
Aug 12, 2012

I am going to pick up this book this Wensday.

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Aug 12, 2012

tottyler1 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 19

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