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Title:
The brave cyclist : the true story of a Holocaust hero
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, [2020]
ISBN:
9781684460632

9781684460649
Physical Description:
pages cm
Target Audience:
Ages: 9-10.

Grades: 4-6.

920 L
Language:
English
Abstract:
"Once a skinny and weak child, Gino Bartali rose to become a Tour de France champion and one of cycling's greatest stars. But all that seemed unimportant when his country came under the grip of a brutal dictator and entered World War II on the side of Nazi Germany. Bartali might have appeared a mere bystander to the harassment and hatred directed toward Italy's Jewish people, but secretly he accepted a role in a dangerous plan to help them. Putting his own life at risk, Bartali used his speed and endurance on a bike to deliver documents Jewish people needed to escape harm. His inspiring story reveals how one person could make a difference against violence and prejudice during the time of the Holocaust"-- Provided by publisher.
Lexile Measure:
920
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