Creston Books A Queen to the Rescue Creston Books A Queen to the Rescue
Creston Books A Queen to the Rescue Creston Books A Queen to the Rescue

A Queen to the Rescue

By Nancy Churnin

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Publication Date: October 5, 2021

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Ages 8 to 13, Grades 3 to 7

The story of how one Jewish woman changed history and created Hadassah

Henrietta Szold took Queen Esther as a model and worked hard to save the Jewish people. In 1912, she founded the Jewish women's social justice organization, Hadassah. Henrietta started Hadassah determined to offer emergency medical care to mothers and children in Palestine. When WWII broke out, she rescued Jewish children from the Holocaust, and broadened Hadassah's mission to include education, youth development, and women's rights. Hadassah offers free help to all who need it and continues its mission to this day.

About the Author

Nancy Churnin is the author of Martin & Anne and Sydney Taylor Notable Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing. She is a full-time writer located in Texas.Yevgenia Nayberg is an illustrator, painter, and set and costume designer. She received a Sydney Taylor Silver Medal for her illustrations for Drop by Drop. She lives in New York.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 40 pages

Publisher: Creston Books

Publication Date: October 5, 2021

ISBN: 9781939547958

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