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The land of Canaan. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, 1971. 306 p.
This is a sequel to earlier histories concentrating on the western end
of the Fertile Crescent, the strip forming the eastern coast of the
Mediterranean, the birthplace of Judaism and her sister religions, (ages
12-14)
B
renner
, B
arbara
.
A year in the life of Rosie Bernard. Illus. by Joan Sandin.
New York. Harper & Row, 1971. 160 p.
Adventures of a half-Jewish motherless ten-year-old living with non-
Jewish relatives in Brooklyn in 1932. Though melodramatic, it is poig­
nant and depicts real people, (ages
8
-
12
)
C
avallo
, D
ian a
.
The lower East Side: A portrait in time with photographs
by Leo Stashin. New York, Crowell-Collier, 1971. 134 p.
A history of the lower East Side from earliest times to the present,
describing all the ethnic groups, including the Jews, their old world
customs and their contributions to the development of the area, (ages
10
and up)
C
ohen
, F
lorence
C
hanock
.
Freedom next time. New York. Julian Messner,
1971. 89 p.
A novel of Jewish reaction to the Spanish Inquisition, (ages 11
and up)
C
one
, M
olly
.
You can’t make me if I don’t want to. Illus. by Marvin Fried­
man. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1971. 140 p.
The story of teenage Mitch and his rebellion when his parents want
to go to Israel, told with humor and sensitivity. One sees the genera­
tion gap close with Mitch’s growing up. (ages 8-12)
--------- . First I say the Shema. Hear, Oh Israel. New York, Union of American
Hebrew Congregations, 1972. unp. Illus. by William Steinel. Shema Series I.
A picture book introducing the child to the
Shema
in English and
Hebrew, identifying the child as Jewish and the
Shema
as the pledge
of his people, (ages 5-7)
--------- . About learning. Illus. by Iris Schweitzer. New York, Union of Amer­
ican Hebrew Congregations. 1972. 96 p. Shema Series II.
Contains ten biblical stories and legends retold to enforce the many
components of the concept of learning embodied in the prayer (ages
5-7)
C
oopersmith
, H
arry
,
ed. More of the songs we sing. Illus. by K. Oechsli.
English summaries by
D .
Pessin and P. Schindler. New York, United
Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1971. 266 p.
Companion volume to the
Songs We Sing
(1950). Songs for Sabbath
and all the festivals in English and in transliteration; escalating from
easy to more difficult; group indexed according to purposes, (all ages)
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