The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust by Karen Gray RuelleThe Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust by Karen Gray Ruelle

The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust

byKaren Gray RuelleIllustratorDeborah Durland DeSaix

Picture Books | June 1, 2010

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When the Nazis occupied Paris, no Jew was safe from arrest and deportation. Few Parisians were willing to risk their own lives to help. Yet during that perilous time, many Jews found refuge in an unlikely place--the sprawling complex of the Grand Mosque of Paris. Not just a place of worship but a community center, this hive of activity was an ideal temporary hiding place for escaped prisoners of war and Jews of all ages, especially children. Beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched.
Karen Gray Ruelle's books for children include "75 Fun Things to Make and Do by Yourself," several board books, and five more Holiday House Readers. She lives in New York City. Deborah Durland DeSaix, a former college professor, has written and illustrated many picture books for children. Reviews for her artwork are outstanding. Bookli...
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Title:The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the HolocaustFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 9.5 × 10.75 × 0.13 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823423042

ISBN - 13:9780823423040

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 8

Editorial Reviews

"This is a fascinating, little-known piece of history."