Pasaje a la Libertad: La Historia de Chiune Sugihara

Pasaje a la Libertad: La Historia de Chiune Sugihara

by Ken Mochizuki

Hardcover

$12.40

Overview

Pasaje a la Libertab is the the Spanish edition of Passage to Freedom, the true story of the "Japanese Schindler" who saved thousands of Jews during World War II. In 1940, five-year-old Hiroki Sugihara, the son of the Japanese consul to Lithuania, saw from the consulate window hundreds of Jewish refugees. They had come to Hiroki's father with a desperate request: Could he write visas for them to escape the Nazi threat? When the Japanese government denied his requests, Hiroki's father turned to his family. This story chronicles their amazing act of humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606170819
Publisher: Tandem Library Books
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

DOM LEE made his picture-book debut with Baseball Saved Us. He grew up in Seoul, South Korea, and went on to illustrate books in both the United States and Korea. His titles for Lee & Low include Ken Mochizuki's Passage to Freedom and Heroes, as well as the award-winning Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds. Lee's unique illustration style involves applying encaustic beeswax on paper, then scratching out images, and finally coloring the images with oil paint. Lee and his wife live in Hollis, New York.

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