Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer

Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust

byMilton Meltzer

Paperback | September 30, 1991

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Between the years 1933 and 1945, Adolf Hitler organized the Murder of six million Jews while the world looked on silently. But not all people stood back in fear. In every Nazioccupied Country, at every level of society, there were non-Jews who had the courage to resist. From the king of Denmark, refusing to force Jewish Danes to wear yellow stars, to the Dutch student, registering Jewish babies as Gentiles and hiding children in her home, a small number of people had the strength to reject the inhumanity they were ordered to support.

Here are their stories: thrilling, terrifying, and most of all, inspiring. For in the horror that was the Holocaust, some human decency could still shine through.

"There are no Rambo-style heroics here, just short accounts of quiet bravery. It is an inspiring testimonial."

--The San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

‘A companion to Never to Forget, this is the story of those gentiles who sought to rescue their Jewish neighbors from annihilation during World War II. Succeeding chapters describe the efforts of Germans, Poles, Danes, and others to save Jewish friends and strangers from the Nazis. A story that needs telling." 'SLJ.

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Milton Meltzer, a Christopher Award and Jane Addams Children's Book Award winner, is the author of over eighty books in the fields of history, biography, and social reform.His most recent books are The Amazing Potato, a 1993 ALA Notable Children's Book, Gold and Hold Your Horses!.He lives in New York City. Winner of the 2001 Laura Ing...
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Title:Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the HolocaustFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:September 30, 1991Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0064461173

ISBN - 13:9780064461177

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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A companion to Never to Forget, this is the story of those Gentiles who sought to rescue their Jewish neighbors from annihilation during WWII. "A story that needs telling".--School Library Journal, starred review. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults