Passage to Freedom

Genocide & Holocaust
Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Author(s):
Ken Mochizuki
Illustrator(s):
Dom Lee
Age Group:
6 and up
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1584301578
Year:
Genocide & Holocaust
Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

A portrait of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania in 1940, explains how he used his power—against the orders of his own government—to assist thousands of Jews escape the Holocaust, actions that resulted in the imprisonment and disgrace of his entire family.

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