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The Resource Wordwings, Sydelle Pearl

Wordwings, Sydelle Pearl

Label
Wordwings
Title
Wordwings
Statement of responsibility
Sydelle Pearl
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It is 1941 when twelve year old Rivke Rosenfeld lives in the midst of the Warsaw Ghetto with her grandfather and two sisters in the small sanctuary of a synagogue because housing is so scarce. When her grandfather's beard is slashed from his face by German soldiers simply because he is Jewish, Rivke becomes so angry that she is compelled to write in between the pages of a worn library book of fairytales by Hans Christian Andersen. As she hides her words in the rags of her pillow, she wishes she could bury them deep under the ground where someday they would be discovered after the war. Rivke charts her memories as well as her stories and learns that through her storytelling, she can transport, strengthen, and uplift her listeners who are mainly the homeless, orphaned, and beggar children. Rivke is especially drawn to stories of birds because of her wish to escape the horrors of Ghetto life. Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum, historian and founder of the Underground Archives-a written compilation of life experiences in the Warsaw Ghetto-is so impressed by her storytelling that he asks her to contribute her diary with her stories to this archives and Rivke agrees wholeheartedly, imagining her words rising up from the ground on wings of their own."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
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Pearl, Sydelle
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Essential prose series
Series volume
142
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Poland
  • Getto warszawskie (Warsaw, Poland)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Occupation of Poland (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Poland
  • Poland
  • Poland
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wordwings, Sydelle Pearl
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
ocn975488994
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781771831963
Lccn
2017936270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)975488994
Label
Wordwings, Sydelle Pearl
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
ocn975488994
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781771831963
Lccn
2017936270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)975488994

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