visión de conjunto:Críticas Arresting oil paintings pair with vivid prose to tell the story of a Polish social worker who concealed Jewish children from the Nazis. . . . A haunting and unflinching portrait of human valiance.A moving tribute to a courageous woman.Arresting oil paintings pair with vivid prose to tell the story of a Polish social worker who concealed Jewish children from the Nazis. . . . A haunting and unflinching portrait of human valiance.A moving tribute to a courageous woman. Reseña del editor Using toolboxes ambulances and other ingenious measures Irena Sendler defied the Nazis and risked her own life by saving and then hiding Jewish children. Her secret list of the children's real identities was kept safe buried in two jars under a tree in war-torn Warsaw. An inspiring story of courage and compassion this biography includes a list of resources source notes and an index. Biografía del autor Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of more than fifty-five books for children. She has written extensively on human rights in books such as Fireflies in the Dark: the Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin which was a Sydney Taylor Award Honor Book and a SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book and Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi which was an ALA Notable Book a Booklist Editors' Choice and A Golden Kite Honor Book. Many of her books focus on the arts with an emphasis on the visual arts. She lives in Malibu California.Bill Farnsworth’s illustrations for The Flag with Fifty-six Stars: A Gift from the Survivors of Mauthausen by Susan Goldman Rubin were called nothing short of extraordinary by PW in a starred review. He lives in Florida.