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Stars of the Night|Caren Stelson
Stars of the Night : The Courageous Children of the Czech Kindertransport
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"A not-to-be-missed, inspirational book about courage, heart, and the necessity of caring for others."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Stars of the Night recounts the powerful true story of the 669 children who traveled as part of the Czech Kindertransport from Prague to Britain on the eve of World War II, as Hitler's campaign of hatred toward Jews and political dissidents took hold. Told from the collective perspective of the children, the narrative follows their journey as they leave everything they've ever known in hopes of staying safe. After the war ends, they return to Prague only to find that nearly all of their parents have been killed by the Nazis. And more than fifty years pass before they learn the identity of the British man who was instrumental in saving their lives--Nicholas Winton.

Award-winning author Caren Stelson teams up with acclaimed illustrator Selina Alko to sensitively tell this tale of survival and defiance in the face of tyranny.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781541598683
  • ISBN-10: 1541598687
  • Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
  • Publish Date: February 2023
  • Dimensions: 11.27 x 9.59 x 0.39 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10

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