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The Boy on the Wooden Box

Written by Leon Leyson
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Aug 27, 2013
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Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.

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Leon Leyson

Leon Leyson was one of the youngest members of Schindler’s List. He brings a unique perspective to the history of the Holocaust and a powerful message of courage and humanity. Believing that no one would be interested in his story, he rarely spoke about his experiences until the film <i>Schindler’s List </i>received worldwide attention.<br><br>A graduate of Los Angeles City College; California State University, Los Angeles; and Pepperdine University, he taught at Huntington Park High School in Huntington Park, California, for thirty-nine years. In recognition of his many accomplishments as educator and witness to the Holocaust, Mr. Leyson was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Chapman University.<br><br>Mr. Leyson passed away in January 2013, leaving behind his wife, Lis; their two children; and six grandchildren.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781442497818
Publication Date:
August 27, 2013
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013017987
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1442497815
Lexile® Level:
1000L
ATOS® Book Level:
7.0
Accelerated Reader® Points:
7.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
160814
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
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