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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
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S
ilverman
, A
lthea
.
Behold my messengers! : the lives and teachings of the
prophets. Illustrations by Reuben Leaf. New York, Bloch, 1955. 248 p.
A serviceable introduction to the further study of the prophets of Israel.
Young people, adult study groups, and religious school teachers will find it
useful as well as informative, (ages 14-16)
S
mither
, E
thel
L
i s l e
.
Later Old Testament stories. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Nashville, Abingdon, 1956. 80 p.
Stories of Ruth, Naomi, David and Jonathan, and other famous Bible
tales retold for children, (ages 7-10)
W
atson
, J
ane
W
e r n e r
.
Heroes of the Bible. Illustrated by Rachel Taft Dixon
and Marjorie Hartwell. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1955.
A group of brief Bible stories published as part of the “Golden Book Series.”
The illustrations are color lithographs, (ages 6-9)
W
ells
, H
e l e n
.
Adam Gimbel: pioneer trader. New York, David McKay, 1955.
232 p.
Story of the founder of the Gimbel Brothers department store empire.
Adam GimbePs Jewishness is emphasized in innumerable anecdotes and
experiences. One of the many Jewish immigrants whose faith, vision and
daring helped convert the frontier communities of the 1840s and 1850s into
great cities, (ages 13-16)
W
ither idge
, E
lizabeth
P. Mara of Old Babylon. Illustrated by Lucille Wallower.
Nashville, Abingdon, 1955. 128 p.
A story of the Hebrews during the last tense days of their Babylonian
captivity and return to Jerusalem. Mara, young daughter of a Hebrew family
living outside the city walls, risks her own freedom to deliver important
messages and to smuggle a slave boy out of the city, (ages 9-12)