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characters Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us By Ken Mochizuki ☆ 9 characters summary ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ By Ken Mochizuki Author Ken Mochizuki reads his award winning book Baseball Saved Us about a Japanese American boy who learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II Hearin. Righteous Gentiles are recognized at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem These heroes risked their life as well as their family s during the dark days of the Holocaust Passage to Freedom The Sugihara Story is one of the few picture books that documents this part of history The back cover highlights both Jewish and Japanese culture by citing two prominent proverbsThe Jewish proverb If you save the life of one person it is as if you saved the world entire Japanese Proverb Even a Hunter cannot kill a bird that comet so him for refugeThe book includes an afterward by the son of the hero Reading about the positive efforts of Righteous Gentiles provides a different perspective to the Holocaust Sugihara had to decide whether he would follow his heart or follow his government s wishes Few Holocaust era diplomats and leaders were willing to risk their job and their family s security This book speaks directly to the choices that all people make Standing up for what one believes is a character trait that should not be dismissed This story raises many important uestions that can be addressed at various age levels I recommend that Sugihara s story be included in introductory discussions of the Holocaust

summary ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ By Ken MochizukiPassage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us

characters Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us By Ken Mochizuki ☆ 9 characters summary ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ By Ken Mochizuki Tanding of the difficult decision that the Japanese diplomat made in 1940 should he follow a Japanese government mandate and refuse visas to Jewish refugees in Lithuania or follow his conscience and try to save lives. This is powerful and little known story of a Japanese diplomat deserves wider telling Though a picture book it is long and has difficult subject matter it is suited to a Year Five Year Six audience Children I have read it with enjoyed access to an atlas at the same time the book works well along units of study on World War Two

By Ken Mochizuki ☆ 9 characters

characters Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us By Ken Mochizuki ☆ 9 characters summary ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ By Ken Mochizuki G about how his ability to play the game helps him after the war is over adds to this touching story Listening to the author read his story about Chiune Sugihara in A Passage to Freedom offers an even dramatic unders. Even though this is a comic book it tells the seemingly unknown story of Chiune Sugihara who seemingly was a real hero for the Jewish community before World War II As a member of Japan s consulate in Lithuania he issued thousands of travel visas for people who would have otherwise been trapped by the approaching soldiers of the third reich Going against his government s instructions he was able to save somewhere between 5000 and 10000 folks from a sure death Why haven t we ever learned of him in History Classes Here is a man who was able to do all of this and never fired a shot in World War II A very worthwhile book

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  • Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us
  • By Ken Mochizuki
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  • 06 July 2018
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