The champion of children : the story of Janusz Korczak / Tomek Bogacki.
Author: Bogacki, Tomasz.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 30 cm.
Subject: Korczak, Janusz, 1878-1942 Juvenile literature.
Korczak, Janusz, 1878-1942.
Jews Poland Biography Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Biography Juvenile literature.
Jews Poland Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland.
Poland Biography Juveniile literature.
Notes: "Frances Foster Books."
Summary: In 1912, Janusz Korczak designed an extraordinary orphanage for Jewish children in Warsaw, Poland and encouraged the orphans to govern themselves. The story of a courageous man who, during one of the grimmest moments in world history, dedicated his life's work, and ultimately his life itself, to children.