A Hero and the Holocaust

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A Hero and the Holocaust

The Story of Janusz Korczak and His Children

By David A. Adler; Bill Farnsworth (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823415489, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2002

Author, radio personality, teacher, and doctor -- Janusz Korczak accomplished much in his lifetime. Yet, above all else, he is best remembered as the beloved director of a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw, Poland, who gave his life trying to protect his wards.