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Bogacki, Tomasz.
New York : Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2009
IL 3-6, RL 4.1
ISBN 0374341362
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Janusz Korczak grew up in Poland during the first half of the 20th century.  As a boy, he worked to help his family after his father passed away.  He was fortunate to attend college where he became a doctor.  Korczak knew that he wanted to use his education to help children.  He and his wife founded an orphanage in Warsaw and he treated the children well.  He believed that children should have a say in their lives and he created a very progressive school.  But then the Nazis invaded Poland and told Korczak that he and his orphans must move into the walled off part of the city that was designated for Jews.  Korczak continued to try to help the orphans but it was much more difficult. Find out about this amazing man and how he became THE CHAMPION OF CHILDREN.
SUBJECTS:     Korczak, Janusz, 1878-1942.
                        Jews -- Poland -- Biography.
                        Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

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