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  1. says:

    Righteous Gentiles are recognized at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem These heroes risked their life as well as their family's during the dark days of the Holocaust Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story, is one of the few picture books that documents this part of history The back cover highlights both Jewish and Japanese

  2. says:

    I never knew about this man My students wrote character traits about him and loved learning a piece of history.

  3. says:

    Everyone knows about Schindler, no one knows about Mr Sugihara This is a wonderful story that should make the rounds We can use heroes, and Mr Sugihara was most definitely a hero The holocaust was an unspeakably terrible time in world history Too many countries and too many people were complicit by action or inaction when Jews, Gypsies, Poles, political dissidents and homosexuals were slaughtered The few people who foll

  4. says:

    This beautiful story tells of a Japanese consul to Lithuania who risked everything to provide passports to fleeing Jews during WWII It is a story of quiet courage, open compassion, and family strength It is a loved and repeated read i

  5. says:

    The story of Mr Sugihara's involvement in helping Jewish people in WWII is compelling and little known I am especially interested i

  6. says:

    Even though this is a comic book it tells the seemingly unknown story of Chiune Sugihara, who seemingly was a real hero f

  7. says:

    A fascinating story of humanism and taking a risk for others Good lesson diversity and ethics.

  8. says:

    This book is an excellent way for anyone wanting a quick explanation about the Fugu plan and how one Japanese man saved thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust I bought the book to read to the children in my religious school class and made sure to read it myself first, thinking also that I would buy an adult version of the story as well However, the illustrations and the recounting of the events are ve

  9. says:

    This is powerful and little known story of a Japanese diplomat deserves wider telling Though a picture book, it is long and has difficult subject matter it is suited to a Year Five / Year Six audience Children I have read it with enjoyed acces

  10. says:

    This is a story about a Japanese diplomat during the Second World War, not a 'Chinese diplomat' as the Review says.This is an illus

  11. says:

    This is a story about a Japanese diplomat during the Second World War, not a 'Chinese diplomat' as the Review says This is an illustated book and children's education book, but the book description or review here doesn't say so In 1940 the diplomat, Chiune Sugihara, issued special visas for 6,000 Jews in Lethuania to let them escape from the Nazi persecution Japan was allied with Germany during the War, but it was mai

  12. Very sad, a short account of one family's life in war They were very brave, too short a read though.

  13. says:

    Amazing book!

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Ing about how his ability to play the game helps him after the war is over adds to this touching story Listening to the author read his story about Chiune Sugihara in A Passage to Freedom offers an evendramatic und. Even though this is a comic book it tells the seemingly unknown story of Chiune Sugihara who seemingly was a real hero for the Jewish community before World War II As a member of Japan s consulate in Lithuania he issued thousands of travel visas for people who would have otherwise been trapped by the approaching soldiers of the third reich Going against his government s instructions he was able to save somewhere between 5000 and 10000 folks from a sure death Why haven t we ever learned of him in History Classes Here is a man who was able to do all of this and never fired a shot in World War II A very worthwhile book

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Erstanding of the difficult decision that the Japanese diplomat made in should he follow a Japanese government mandate and refuse visas to Jewish refugees in Lithuania or follow his conscience and try to save lives. A fascinating story of humanism and taking a risk for others Good lesson diversity and ethics Imagimorphia refuse visas to Jewish The Book of Beginnings refugees in Lithuania or follow his conscience and try to save lives. A fascinating story of humanism and taking a The Homelanders (The Homelanders, risk for others Good lesson diversity and ethics

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Author Ken Mochizuki reads his award winning book Baseball Saved Us about a Japanese American boy who learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II Hear. Everyone knows about Schindler no one knows about Mr Sugihara This is a wonderful story that should make the rounds We can use heroes and Mr Sugihara was most definitely a hero The holocaust was an unspeakably terrible time in world history Too many countries and too many people were complicit by action or inaction when Jews Gypsies Poles political dissidents and homosexuals were slaughtered The few people who followed their conscience are so amazing