Passage to Freedom

By Common Core Grades 4-6 Top Nonfiction Title, School Library Journal and The Horn Book

When Jewish refugees lined up at the door of the Japanese consul to Lithuania, Chiune Sugihara decided to help more than 6000 people escape the Nazis. Illustrated with dark, sepia-toned illustrations, the story is told from the perspective of Sugihara’s five-year-old-son.