Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Mayer is a powerful story of the Holocaust and more. First, it is the story of the extraordinary Irena Sendler, the. Life in a Jar has ratings and reviews. Katie said: It’s always a beautiful thing to behold when a teacher inspires his or her students to overc. Life in a Jar The Irena Sendler Project. by Jack Mayer. During World War II, Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow.

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Showing of reviews. The back of the book reads: Sep 21, Jennifer Swapp rated it it was amazing. I worked for several years with birth mothers who placed for adoption.

What gave Irena the courage to get involved in such a thing? I am reading this now – not quite done. She explained that it was the decent thing to do and in her heart. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

She slunk away in the shadow of the wall. In fact, I recommend it for all audiences. It was great to see how they brought to life someone who had been almost a footnote of history. Preview — Life in a Jar by Jack Mayer. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


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ln To save one Jewish child, 10 poles and two Jews had to risk death. We are old friends after reading, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” by Diane Ackerman, so it made me feel better!

Now people talk about it lightheartedly and too often as if they don’t have reverence or respect for those who lost their lives. This was an extraordinary moving story of the Holocaust in Poland, it’s tragedies, it’s heroes, and sebdler group of teenagers who got the story out about one very special person, who lived to tell them about it.

I also found the teens portion “preachy” which automatically deducts a star for me.

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

An impressive story about a polish woman who saved children during the 2nd world war. Aug 10, Susan rated it really liked it. Jan 09, Katie rated it it was amazing Recommended to Te by: This book sings loudly. Polish ‘rebels’ became criminals and these incredible humanitarians never told their stories.

This women and her handful of f I have waited to try and write a review for this book. That experience made this so real in my mind and emotions. Product details File Size: To sing Tje praises would have put her in mortal danger. The Irena Sendler ProjectJack Mayer offers a history lesson, as well as a powerful life lesson about how one person can impact the lives of many.


I thought about that quote I’ve heard attributed to Thomas Jefferson, usually used when discussing post Americans and their willingness to give up civil rights in the hopes of avoiding another terrorist attack. Lists with This Book. Narrator Patrick Lawlor does an excellent job conveying the suspense and tension in Sendler’s life.

This is a must read, an important work of heartbreaking, courageous determination. This book balances that pain with inspiration and discovery. I saw the process of their love for their babies, how they wanted more for them than they could give them.

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Irena was such a devoted person. I have read so many books on the holocaust and never heard about Irena Sandler. I found it important to have time to absorb each chapter, to let sink in the magnitude of tne story. It will inspire all who read it,especially the young. My Grandmother, a Pole, who was 16 and at a forced labor camp, but able to live at home, hates talking about Germany Occupation.

Jack Mayer’s inspiringbook brings to life the true story of high school students in Uniontown, Kansasand a Polish Holocaust rescuer.

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