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Chance : escape from the Holocaust / Uri Shulevitz.

Shulevitz, Uri, 1935- (author,, illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

From a beloved voice in children's literature comes this landmark memoir of hope amid harrowing times and an engaging and unusual Holocaust story. Uri Shulevitz, one of FSG BYR's most acclaimed picture-book creators, details the eight-year odyssey of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of the Nazis by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union in Chance.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 940.5318 SHU (Text) 33892100715276 Children's New Books Book None 12/15/2020 Checked out 03/11/2021
Weston Public Library X 921 Shu9 (Text) 37886000121268 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 11/18/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374313715
  • ISBN: 0374313717
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Warsaw -- Bialystok -- Settlement Yura -- Turkestan I -- Turkestan II -- The road back -- Poland and Germany -- Paris.
Summary, etc.:
From a beloved voice in children's literature comes this landmark memoir of hope amid harrowing times and an engaging and unusual Holocaust story. Uri Shulevitz, one of FSG BYR's most acclaimed picture-book creators, details the eight-year odyssey of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of the Nazis by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union in Chance.
Subject: Shulevitz, Uri, 1935- > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Jewish children in the Holocaust > Poland > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Personal narratives > Juvenile literature.
Poland > Ethnic relations > Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Holocaust.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Topics).
Genre: Personal narratives.
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Summary: From a beloved voice in children's literature comes this landmark memoir of hope amid harrowing times and an engaging and unusual Holocaust story. Uri Shulevitz, one of FSG BYR's most acclaimed picture-book creators, details the eight-year odyssey of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of the Nazis by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union in Chance.

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