Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto Book Study

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I was so happy to find this for my students to use. They really enjoyed the novel and the assignments were very easy for them to follow.


Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin is a great Holocaust picture book about an incredible, courageous woman.

Irena Sendler rescued hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust. She is an inspiring hero and a great introduction to the Holocaust and the Righteous Among the Nations, the Holocaust heroes and rescuers. This is a study based on her inspiring and courageous story!

This study has 19 pages plus an answer key.


  • What I Know About the Holocaust
  • Pre-Reading Questions
  • Summary
  • Book Review
  • Comprehension Quiz


  • Introduction to the Holocaust
  • Irena Sendler Paragraph
  • The Life of Irena Sendler fill in the blank questions
  • Traits of Irena Sendler
  • All About Poland (2 pages)


  • Elzbieta’s Story
  • I Am Courageous
  • I Am Kind
  • Word Search
  • Coloring Page

Please also view my movie study for The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler!

NOTE: I also have a book study for Jars of Hope, also about Irena, which includes the same activities but is adapted for that book.

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