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-------. Third Bible legend book. New York, Union of American Hebrew
Congregations, The Riverdale Press, 1956. 224 p.
With this volume, Mrs. Freehof completes her child's version of legends
derived from the Midrash. Children will enjoy the insights of Jewish
heroes provided by the legends, (ages 10-14)
Gamoran, Mamie G.
The new Jewish history: book III: from the discovery
of America to our own day. Illus. by Bruno Frost. New York, Union of
American Hebrew Congregations, 1957. 371 p.
An excellent classroom tool by a veteran Jewish teacher. Although
slanted toward Reform, it dignifies Orthodoxy, and presents a unified
picture of the American scene, (ages 12-16)
Gilbert, Arthur
and
Tarcov, Oscar.
Your neighbor celebrates. New York,
Friendly House (Ktav) , 1957. 118 p.
Explains the meaning and signficance of Jewish holidays and traditions
as practiced in America; for both Jewish and non-Jewish children, (ages
10-14)
Goldin, Hyman
E. A treasury of Bible stories. New York, Bookman Associ-
ates, Twayne Publishers, 1958. 432 p.
A comprehensive selection of major Biblical narratives from Genesis
to the return of the Babylonian captivity, (ages 10-16)
Grand, Tamar.
Kindergarten kit for the Jewish child. Illus. by Hal Just.
New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1957.
A colorful arrangement of reading matter in an envelope which con-
tains all the necessary working materials.
Hobart, Lois.
Strangers among us. New York, Funk and Wagnalls, 1957.
246 p.
A story about the absorption of a Jewish girl and her family into a
mid-Western non-Jewish community, (ages 12-16)
Jenkins, Sara.
The young people of the Bible. New York, Appleton-Century-
Crofts, 1958. 210 p.
Klaperman, Gilbert,
and
Klaperman, Libby
M. The story of the Jewish
people: volume 2: from the building of the second Temple through
the age of the rabbis. Illus. by Lorence F. Bjorklund. New York, Behr-
man, 1957. 221 p.
A well-written history from the viewpoint of traditional Judaism,
(ages 9-13)
Klaperman, Libby M.
Jeremy's A.B.C. book. Pictures by Jane Flory. New
York, Behrman, 1957.
-------. Jeremy learns about God. Pitcures by Laszlo Matulay. New York,
Behrman, 1957.
Both of the above books are in the Play-and-Learn Library. Inexpen-
sive and colorful in the familiar picture-book format, (ages 2-5)
Kolatch, Mollie.
What's a Mitzvah. Pictures by Anne Maria Drutzu. New
York, Behrman, 1957.
Another volume of the Play-and-Learn Library, (ages 2-5 )
Kranzler, Gershon.
Jewish youth companion. Brooklyn, N. Y., Merkos
L'Inyonei Chinuch, 1957. 164 p.
An anthology of poems, legends and stories dealing with Jewish holi-
days, with a section on quizzes and games, (ages 8-11)
Kripke, Dorothy K.
Let's talk about Judaism. Illus. by Bobri. New York,
Behrman, 1957.
A simple explanation of the theory and practice of Judaism, its cere*
monies and customs. Written with clarity and knowledge, this is a fine
book, (ages 9-12)
Kubie, Nora Benjamin.
The first book of archaeology. Illus. by the author.
New York, Franklin Watts, 1957. 63 p.
An introduction to archaeology, describing treasure findings, expedi-
tions, and the ways in which archaeologists work. Practical, informative,
authentic, by a gifted author, (ages 10-14)