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D E B O R A H B R O D I E
Jewish Juvenile Books
1973-1974
A n g e l , M a r ie .
T he Ark.
New York, Harper and Row, 1973. unp.
Not a book, this wordless fold-out frieze of animals entering the
ark is beautiful but lifeless, (ages 3-5)
A v i -Y o n ah , M i c h a e l .
The Holy land: architecture, sculpture, painting.
New
Y o rk ,
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973. 288 p.
This lavishly illustrated guide to sites of artistic interest makes
a fine art book even for stay-at-homes, (ages 11 and up)
B e zd ek ov a , Zdenka .
They called me Leni.
Trans, from Czech by Stuart
R. Amor. Illus. by Eva Bednarova. New York, Bobbs-Merrill, 1973.
84 p.
A young Czech girl, abducted from her home and placed with a
Nazi family to be “re-educated,” seeks her true identity. Illustra­
tions complement the poignant story, (ages 11-14)
B l u e , R o s e .
Grandma didn’t wave back.
Illus. by Ted Lewin. New
York, Watts, 1972. 62 p.
Sensitive portrayal in words and pictures of the pleasure and
pain of growing up as grandma grows older, (ages 10-12)
C o h e n , H e n r y .
Why Judaism? a search for meaning in Jewish identity.
New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1973.
171 p. Paperbound.
An organized selection of resources in basic theology, (ages
12-14)
F o rm a n , Jam e s .
Code name Valkyrie: Count von Stauffenberg and the
plot to kill Hitler.
Illus. with photos. New York, S. G. Phillips,
1973. 256 p.
A detailed but melodramatic description of the ill-fated attempt
to assassinate the German dictator, (ages 13-15)
G e r tm a n , S t u a r t
A., ed.
Individualized learning kit: Teacher’s guide
and five individualized learning units.
New York, Union of Amer­
ican Hebrew Congregations, 1974. Paperbound.
Separate pamphlets with questions and work projects to en­
courage individual creativity, (ages 9-11)
G e rv a s i , F r a n k .
Adolf Hitler.
New York, Hawthorn Books, 1974. 279 p.
This authoritative account of the Nazification of Germany bal­
ances facts with the interpretation of those facts from a moral
and historical perspective, (ages 12 and up)
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