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A b r a m s o n , L i l i a n
S., and
L e i d e r m a n , L i l l i a n
T. Jewish holiday party
book: rev. ed. New York, Bloch, 1966. 72 p.
An illustrated guide for mother and teacher to plan parties for
children aged 5 to 12.
A l m o n i , P e l o n i .
We go to Israel. London, George G. Harrap, 1966. 224 p.
This is in travel book format, as though written by a sixteen year
old non-Jewish boy. It tells of the life, language, kibbutzim, religion,
political picture, and sights of modern Israel. Index. Photographs,
(ages 10-14)
A s c h , S h o l e m .
In the beginning: stories from the Bible. Trans, by
Caroline Cunningham. Drawings by Eleanor Klemm. New York,
Schocken, 1966. 120 p.
A reissue of a folkloristic re-telling of some Bible stories from Adam
through Jacob’s burial, (ages 9-12)
B
arash
, A
sher
. A golden treasury of Jewish tales, retold by Asher Barash.
Trans, by Murray Roston. Illus. by Henry Hechtkopf. New York,
Dodd, Mead, 1966. 167 p.
The book contains some 40 rabbinic moralistic folktales and legends,
(ages 10-13)
B e r k m a n , T e d .
Cast a giant shadow: the story of Mickey Marcus, a soldier
for all humanity. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1967. 185 p.
(Covenant Book)
Originally a popular adult book, it has been edited to make it
suitable for young people, (ages 12-15)
B r y a n t , B e r n i c e .
George Gershwin, young composer. Illus. by Nathan
Goldstein. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1965. 200 p.
This is a simple, unadorned biography with reading aids appended,
(ages 7-10)
C o h e n , L e n o r e .
Buried treasure in Bible lands. Menlo Park, Calif., Ward
Ritchie Press, 1965. 225 p.
This is a marvellous mass of Biblical, historical and archaeological
material presented in a most unscholarly and very often confusing
manner. Bibliography. Indices, (ages 12 and up)
C o n e , M o l l y .
Hurry Henrietta. Boston, Houghton-Mifflin, 1966. 156
p .
This is a “cute” girlish biography of Henrietta Szold covering the
years preceding her first trip to Palestine. Appended notes help round
out the biography, (ages 10-13)
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