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Author Rockliff, Mara, author.

Title Doctor Esperanto and the language of hope / Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Zosia Dzierżawska.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Zamenhof,L ROC    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Zamenhof,L ROC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Life was harsh in the town of Bialystok, particularly for a Jewish boy like Leyzer Zamenhof. But Leyzer thought he knew the reason for the anger and distrust. With every group speaking a different language, how could people understand each other? Without understanding, how could there be peace? Zamenhof had an idea: a "universal" second language everyone could speak. But a language that would be easy to learn was not easy to invent, especially when even his own father stood between him and his dream. Yet when at last in 1887 "Doctor Esperanto" sent his words into the world, a boy's idea became a community that spread across the globe."--Dust jacket.
Subject Zamenhof, L. L. (Ludwik Lazar), 1859-1917 -- Juvenile literature.
Esperanto -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Picture books.
Added Author Dzierżawska, Zosia, 1983- illustrator.
ISBN 9780763689155 (hardback)
0763689157 (hardback)

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