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The Resource The book of Aron, Jim Shepard

The book of Aron, Jim Shepard

Label
The book of Aron
Title
The book of Aron
Statement of responsibility
Jim Shepard
Title variation
Book of Aaron
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Aron, [a child living in World War II Poland], is an engaging if peculiar and unhappy young boy whose family is driven by the German onslaught from the Polish countryside into Warsaw and slowly battered by deprivation, disease, and persecution ... When his family is finally stripped away from him, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a doctor renowned throughout prewar Europe as an advocate of childrens' rights who, once the Nazis swept in, was put in charge of the Warsaw orphanage. Treblinka awaits them all, but does Aron manage to escape--as his mentor suspected he could--to spread word about the atrocities?"--Amazon.com
Summary
Aron, the narrator, an unhappy young boy and his family are driven by the German onslaught from the Polish countryside into an area in Warsaw that is battered by deprivation, disease, and persecution. He and a handful of boys and girls risk their lives by smuggling and trading things through the quarantine walls in hopes of keeping their families alive. When his family is stripped away from him, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a doctor renowned throughout Europe as an advocate of childrens rights who, once the Nazis swept in, was put in charge of the Warsaw orphanage. But Treblinka awaits them all. Does Aron manage to escape, as Korczak suspects he could, to spread the word about the atrocities?
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • PEN New England Award for Fiction, 2016.
  • Sophie Brody Medal, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390116
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.H39384
LC item number
B77 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of Aron, Jim Shepard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781101872741
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014014402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)884439624
Label
The book of Aron, Jim Shepard
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781101872741
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014014402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)884439624

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