The Zookeeper's Wife Book Report

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The Zookeeper’s Wife is a book about zookeepers, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, and their impact on some Jews during the Holocaust. When Germany invaded Poland, bombers destroyed almost everything in Warsaw, including most of the animals in the zoo. After this disaster, the owner of the zoo, Lutz Heck, took the remaining animals. With their animals gone and the war still going on, Jews kept escaping from the Warsaw Ghetto and needed a place to hide. The Warsaw Ghetto was an area surrounded by a wall where all of the Jews were kept. After some time, Jan started smuggling Jews out of the Ghetto, and they started hiding them in the zoo. Once in the zoo, Antonina would find them a place to stay and feed them. Jan was drafted twice but both times he
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