Peter Sis
Website:www.petersis.com
 
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Birthplace: Brno, Czechoslovakia
 
Most recent address:Irvington, NY     USA
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822937
Nicky & Vera : a quiet hero of the Holocaust and the children he rescued by Sis, Peter 

BTSB Prebound(Norton Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 822937 In Bindery

Dewey: 940.53/CAges: 6-8   
AR: 3.7 LG F&P: V

Subjects: Winton, Nicholas,|d1909-2015 Gissing, Vera Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Rescue World War, 1939-1945 - Children - Rescue Jewish children in the Holocaust - Biography


Summary: In 1938, twenty-nine-year-old Nicholas Winton saved the lives of almost 700 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia--a story he never told and that remained unknown until an unforgettable TV appearance in the 1980s reunited him with some of the children he saved. The story of one of the children he saved--a young girl named Vera, whose family enlisted Nicky's aid when the Germans occupied their country. As the war passes and Vera grows up, she must balance her dual identities.


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822950
Pilot and the Little Prince : the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupery by Sis, Peter 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014)

BTSB #: 822950 Available

Dewey: 848/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 5.6 LG RC: 5.7 3-5 Lexile: 880

Subjects: Saint-Exupery, Antoine de,|d1900-1944 French authors Air pilots


Summary: A picture book biography that explores the multi-faceted life of the creator of The Little Prince, who was also an adventurous pilot.


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822944
Robinson by Sis, Peter 

BTSB PreboundSPANISH(Ediciones Ekare, 2018)

BTSB #: 822944 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Characters and characteristics in literature - Fiction Pirates - Fiction Costume - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Imagination - Fiction Spanish language - Reading materials


Summary: Robin and his friends are planning to dress up as pirates for their school's annual costume party, but instead his mother creates a Robinson Crusoe costume for him, and while the adults love it, his friends are less welcoming. In Spanish.


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Whipping boy by Fleischman, Sid 

BTSB Prebound(Greenwillow, 1986)

BTSB #: 340790 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-11   
AR: 3.9 MG RC: 4 3-5 Lexile: 570 F&P: R

Genres: Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Thieves - Fiction Adventure fiction


Summary: A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.


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