Publisher description for The cats in Krasinski Square / by Karen Hesse ; illustrated by Wendy Watson.


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When Karen Hesse came upon a short article about cats out-foxing the Gestapo at the train station in Warsaw during WWII, she couldn't get the story out of her mind. The result is this stirring account of a Jewish girl's involvement in the Resistance. At once terrifying and soulful, this fictional account, borne of meticulous research, is a testament to history and to our passionate will to survive, as only Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse can write it.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jews Persecutions Poland Warsaw Juvenile fiction, Warsaw (Poland) History Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 Juvenile fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw Juvenile fiction, Jews Persecutions Poland Warsaw Fiction, Warsaw (Poland) History Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 Fiction, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw Fiction, Sisters Fiction, Heroes Fiction, Cats Fiction