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  1. says:

    This is wonderful story revealing quiet heroism and moral courage in WWII. The illustrations are beautiful and the book is nicely pro

  2. 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

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    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 documen

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    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

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    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 5,0

  6. says:

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

  7. says:

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

  8. says:

    The story of Mr. Sugihara's involvement in helping Jewish people in WWII is compelling and little known. I am especially interested in the nation/people of Japan but had never heard of this historic event. After reading the book I saw the video and found it fascinating as well. The book is written in a manner especially appropriate for school age children to read of one who chose costly courage, diligence, and compassion over personal sa

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    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 acc

  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 i

  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

  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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characters ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ By Ken Mochizuki

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

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Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us

Tanding of the difficult decision that the Japanese diplomat made in 1940 should he follow a Japanese government mandate and refuse visas to Jewish refugees in Lithuania or follow his conscience and try to save lives. I never knew about this man My students wrote character traits about him and loved learning a piece of history

characters ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ By Ken Mochizuki

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 Hearin. 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 culture by citing two prominent proverbsThe Jewish proverb If you save the life of one person it is as if you saved the world entire Japanese Proverb Even a Hunter cannot kill a bird that comet so him for refugeThe book includes an afterward by the son of the hero Reading about the positive efforts of Righteous Gentiles provides a different perspective to the Holocaust Sugihara had to decide whether he would follow his heart or follow his government s wishes Few Holocaust era diplomats and leaders were willing to risk their job and their family s security This book speaks directly to the choices that all people make Standing up for what one believes is a character trait that should not be dismissed This story raises many important uestions that can be addressed at various age levels I recommend that Sugihara s story be included in introductory discussions of the Holocaust