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The Resource The book of Aron, Jim Shepard

The book of Aron, Jim Shepard

Label
The book of Aron
Title
The book of Aron
Statement of responsibility
Jim Shepard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Aron, [a child living in World War II Poland], is an engaging if peculiar and unhappy young boy whose family is driven by the German onslaught from the Polish countryside into Warsaw and slowly battered by deprivation, disease, and persecution ... When his family is finally stripped away from him, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a doctor renowned throughout prewar Europe as an advocate of childrens' rights who, once the Nazis swept in, was put in charge of the Warsaw orphanage. Treblinka awaits them all, but does Aron manage to escape--as his mentor suspected he could--to spread word about the atrocities?"--Amazon.com
Summary
Aron and a handful of boys and girls in the Warsaw Ghetto smuggle and trade things through the "quarantine walls" to keep their people alive until he is rescued by a Jewish-Polish doctor and advocate of children's rights who instills within him the importance of letting the world know the atrocities they have all suffered at the hands of the enemy.
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • PEN New England Award for Fiction, 2016.
  • Sophie Brody Medal, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390116
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shepard, Jim
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust
  • Poland
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of Aron, Jim Shepard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1083320
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781101874318
Lccn
2014014402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101874318
  • (OCoLC)884439624
Label
The book of Aron, Jim Shepard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1083320
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781101874318
Lccn
2014014402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101874318
  • (OCoLC)884439624

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