White house in a grey city
Call Number940.53161 B42w (in processing)
Statement of Responsibilitywritten and illustrated by Itzchak Belfer, a child of Janusz Korczak ; translated by Ora Baumgarten ; coordinated by Jerry Nussbaum.
Summary"An English translation of excerpts from the [autobiography of] Itzchak Belfer... The book, White House in a Grey City was launched on April 6, 2016 as a part of the 6th session in the How to Love a Child, the Janusz Korczak Lecture Series at the University of British Columbia. The book consists of the first four chapters of the original Hebrew edition, as well as a collection of paintings by Itzchak Belfer. These chapters tell us a compelling story of Itzchak's years as a child of Janusz Korczak at the orphanage 'Dom Sierot.'" —Janusz Korczak Association of Canada
Contents215 Wolska Street, Warsaw -- A white house in a grey city -- No longer a child
Physical Description xv, 108 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Hebrew by Ora Baumgarten.
PublisherToronto : Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth of Ontario
- Translation of: Bayit lavan be-ʻir aforah
- Includes bibliographical references and index
- Includes artwork by Itzchak Belfer
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Kit Krieger in memory of Else Dunner (z'l)