Passage to Freedom

Author(s) Ken Mochizuki
Illustrator(s) Dom Lee
Age Group 6 and up
Publisher Lee & Low Books
ISBN 978-1584301578
Year 2003

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.