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Death Camp Uprising: The Escape from Sobibor Concentration Camp
Death Camp Uprising: The Escape from Sobibor Concentration Camp
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Death Camp Uprising: The Escape from Sobibor Concentration Camp

Experience the events that followed the Sobibor death camp prisoner's decision to escape. Readers will discover a powerful story of human courage and mankind's fierce will to live.

GenreGraphic Nonfiction
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
Lexile LevelGN 580L
ATOS Level3.8
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #186728
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandGraphic Library
Page Dimensions7" x 9"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $33.32 School/Library Price

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SLJ, "Comical Information | Nonfiction Notions" - Jennifer Wharton

"...great additional purchases for nonfiction graphic collections and are ideal choices for reluctant and struggling readers. . . .“Great Escapes of World War II” is an excellent example of the best features of this imprint. . . .While the stories do touch on the violence and horrors of war, the facts are presented in a way that allows readers to think over the information and draw their own conclusions without bias. Readers will pick these up for the exciting escapes and find themselves reflecting on the difficult choices made during war. The art and text of these and other series from Graphic Library are generally uniform, making them a good choice for getting kids interested in various time periods in history or other nonfiction subjects, rather than a specific author or illustrator." - SLJ, "Comical Information | Nonfiction Notions"

February 14, 2017

School Library Journal - Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Schools, MO

"…the authors incorporate adequate background information into the action-filled narratives. Drawings are well executed and attractive, with a muted color palette and varying layouts. . . .Sure to draw middle schoolers in; a first pick." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2017

Asociation of Jewish Libraries Reviews - Kathy Bloomfield, AJL-SSC President and, Washington

"These stories are interesting, educational and totally engaging. The workings of the Resistance, the plight of Concentration Camp victims, the lengths to which individuals went to escape the Nazis, and the support provided from the local community are drawn and described in excellent detail. Slow or reluctant readers will find these to be compelling reads. . . .all excellent additions to any World War II collection." - Asociation of Jewish Libraries Reviews

May 1, 2017


Jewisjh Book Council - Barbara Krasner

"This series of graphic novels celebrates instances of heroism in the face of threats and possible death during World War II. . . .The storytelling is engaging and captures the tension of the escapes, while the illustrations make the accounts more accessible for young readers. While the dialogue is fictional, the escapes the books are based on are factual; the heroes were all real people. . . .effectively present[s] the scope of Nazi power during WWII for young readers..." - Jewisjh Book Council

September 27, 2017

Nel Yomtov

Nel Yomtov

Nel Yomtov is a writer of children’s nonfiction books and graphic novels. He specializes in writing about history, country studies, science, and biography. His graphic novel adaptation, Jason and the Golden Fleece, published by Stone Arch Books/Capstone was a winner of the 2009 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the 2011 Lighthouse Literature Award. Nel is an avid American military history buff and has written two additional graphic novels for Capstone, True Stories of World War I and True Stories of the Civil War. He lives in the New York City area.

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