[PDF/EPUB] Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us ☆ By Ken Mochizuki

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G about how his ability to play the game helps him after the war is over adds to this touching story Listening to the author read his story about Chiune Sugihara in A Passage to Freedom offers an even dramatic unders. Even though this is a comic book it tells the seemingly unknown story of Chiune Sugihara who seemingly was a real hero for the Jewish community before World War II As a member of Japan s consulate in Lithuania he issued thousands of travel visas for people who would have otherwise been trapped by the approaching soldiers of the third reich Going against his government s instructions he was able to save somewhere between 5000 and 10000 folks from a sure death Why haven t we ever learned of him in History Classes Here is a man who was able to do all of this and never fired a shot in World War II A very worthwhile book

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Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us

Author Ken Mochizuki reads his award winning book Baseball Saved Us about a Japanese American boy who learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II Hearin. This is wonderful story revealing uiet heroism and moral courage in WWII The illustrations are beautiful and the book is nicely produced but the Library binding does not include the Afterword by Hiroki Sugihara This is a major omission by the publisher and clearly a mistake that needs correction It is printed on the cover of the book that there is an Afterword by Hiroki Sugihara yet it doesn t exist in the Library binding This diminishes the educational impact of this wonderful story I was planning to teach this book this week to my classes but I will be returning it and getting the paperback version in the hopes that that edition is complete and includes the Afterword

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Tanding of the difficult decision that the Japanese diplomat made in 1940 should he follow a Japanese government mandate and refuse visas to Jewish refugees in Lithuania or follow his conscience and try to save lives. I never knew about this man My students wrote character traits about him and loved learning a piece of history


13 thoughts on “Passage to Freedom / Baseball Saved Us

  1. says:

    This is wonderful story revealing quiet heroism and moral courage in WWII. The illustrations are beautiful and the book is nicely produced, but the Library binding does not include the Afterword by Hiroki Sugihara. This is a major omission by the publisher and clearly a mistake that needs correction. It is printed on the cover of the book that there is an Afterword by Hiroki Sugihara, yet it doesn't exist in

  2. says:

    This beautiful story tells of a Japanese consul to Lithuania who risked everything to provide passports to fleeing Jews during WWII. It is a story of quiet courage, open compassion, and family strength. It is a loved and repeated read in our family.

  3. says:

    Righteous Gentiles are recognized at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. These heroes risked their life as well as their family's during the dark days of the Holocaust. Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story, is one of the few picture books that documents this part of history. The back cover highlights both Jewish and Japanese culture by citing two prominent proverbs.

    The Jewish proverb "If you save the life of one person, it is as

  4. says:

    Everyone knows about Schindler, no one knows about Mr. Sugihara. This is a wonderful story that should make the rounds. We can use heroes, and Mr. Sugihara was most definitely a hero. The holocaust was an unspeakably terrible time in world history. Too many countries and too many people were complicit by action or inacti

  5. says:

    Even though this is a "comic book" it tells the seemingly unknown story of Chiune Sugihara, who seemingly was a real hero for the Jewish community before World War II. As a member of Japan's consulate in Lithuania he issued thousands of travel visas for people who would have otherwise been trapped by the approaching soldi

  6. says:

    A fascinating story of humanism and taking a risk for others. Good lesson diversity and ethics.

  7. says:

    I never knew about this man. My students wrote character traits about him and loved learning a piece of history.

  8. says:

    The story of Mr. Sugihara's involvement in helping Jewish people in WWII is compelling and little known. I am especially interested in the nation/people of Japan but had never heard of this historic event. After reading the book I saw the video and found it fascinating as well. The book is written in a manner especially appropriate for school age children to read of one who chose costly courage, diligence, and compassion over pe

  9. says:

    This is powerful and little known story of a Japanese diplomat deserves wider telling. Though a picture book, it is long and has difficult sub

  10. says:

    This is a story about a Japanese diplomat during the Second World War, not a 'Chinese diplomat' as the Review sa

  11. says:

    This is a story about a Japanese diplomat during the Second World War, not a 'Chinese diplomat' as the Review says.
    This is an illustated book and children's education book, but the book description or review here doesn't say so. In 1940 th

  12. Very sad, a short account of one family's life in war. They were very brave, too short a read though.

  13. says:

    Amazing book!