Varian Fry: Hero of the Holocaust

Overview

Learn about the American who risked prison and even his own life to help many refugees escape Europe during the Holocaust. Learn what Vichy France was and find out why it was such a dangerous place for refugees. Why didn’t the United States support Fry’s effort? What Happened to Varian Fry?
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Overview

Learn about the American who risked prison and even his own life to help many refugees escape Europe during the Holocaust. Learn what Vichy France was and find out why it was such a dangerous place for refugees. Why didn’t the United States support Fry’s effort? What Happened to Varian Fry?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410927071
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Series: American History Through Primary Sources Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,015,849
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Sean Stewart Price has written more than 50 books for children and teenagers, and his biography "Front Page Lives: Benazir Bhutto" garnered a starred review from Booklist. He has edited nine books for teachers and contributed to numerous text books and reference works. A former managing editor of "Junior Scholastic" magazine in New York, Price has written articles for publications such as "National Geographic Kids" and "The New York Times Upfront". He lives with his family in Alabama.
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Table of Contents


The Nazis Rise to Power     4
Coming to the Rescue     10
Playing for Time     18
Kicked Out of France     24
Glossary     30
Want to Know More?     31
Index     32
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