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FANNIE CHIPMAN
Jewish Juvenile Books
1972-1973
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rmstrong
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ill iam
H.
Hadassah: Esther the orphan queen.
New
York, Doubleday, 1972. 75 p.
Esther, the Purim heroine, growing up as a Jewish child in an-
cient Persia under King Ahasuerus. (ages 6-9)
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s imov
, I
saac
.
The story of Ruth.
New York, Doubleday, 1972. 102 p.
The renowned scientist and science fiction writer now tells bib-
lical stories with warmth and compassion, (ages 10-12)
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anks
, L
ynn e
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e id
.
One more river.
New York, Simon and Schuster,
1973. 288 p.
A romantic novel about a 14-year-old middle-class Canadian
girl whose family goes on Aliyah to a kibbutz just before the Six-
Day War. (ages 12-14)
B
iber
, Y
ehoa sh
.
Adventures in the Galilee.
Trans, from Hebrew by
Josephine Bacon. Illus. by Assof Berg. Philadelphia, Jewish Pub-
lication Society of America, 1973. 149 p.
Ten stories about life on agricultural settlements in Northern
Palestine during the days of the British Mandate, when Jews,
Arabs and Druzes had to learn to live together and help each other
in common problems, (ages 10 and up)
B
olliger
, M
a x
.
Noah and the rainbow.
Trans, from Swiss by Clyde
Robert Bulla. Pictures by Helga Aichinger. New York, Thomas
Y. Crowell, 1972. unp.
A very simple retelling of the Noah story, with paintings of
near museum stature, (ages 4-8)
C
o h e n
, B
arbara
.
The carp in the bathtub.
Illus.
b y
Joan Halpem.
New York, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1972. 48 p.
A story for grandma to read to grandchildren, with added nos-
talgic commentaries. It is about Joe the Carp, bought for making
gefilte fish for Passover, (ages 5-10)
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ollum s
, B
renda
.
Israel.
New York, John Day, 1971. 110 p. (A Young
Historian’s Book)
Succinct resumes of early and recent history; the people, life in
kibbutz, geography, culture, politics, and other aspects of Israeli
life, (ages 12 and up)
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