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G r e e n e , B e t t e .
Summer of my German soldier.
New York, Dial Press,
1973. 230 p.
A twelve-year-old girl in Arkansas with sadistic parents aids a
Nazi who has a heart of gold, (ages 12-14)
G re e n sp a n , Soph ie .
Masada will not fall again.
Illus. by Unada. Phila­
delphia, Jewish Publication Society, 1973. 174 p.
A fictionalized view of the Jewish freedom fighters who chal­
lenged mighty Rome, (ages 10-12)
G u i l a d i , Y a e l .
Joseph and his brothers.
Illus. by Sarah Barkai. Jerusa­
lem, Koren, 1972. unp.
Stylized pictures of beautiful collage are unfortunately not in­
tegrated into the text of this simple retelling, (ages 6-8)
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Noah’s ark.
Illus. by Riki Ben-Ari. Jerusalem, Koren, 1972. unp.
The same awkward format, with vivid but pleasing pictures,
(ages 6-8)
H a i z , D a n a h .
Jonah ’s journey.
Illus. by H. Hechtkopf. Minneapolis,
Lerner Publications, 1973. unp.
Jonah learns about the mercy and wisdom of God in this lovely
retelling, (ages 7-9)
H a n n o n , R u t h .
Noah’s ark.
Illus. by Carolyn Bracken. New York,
Golden Press, 1973. 33 p.
Packaged, not created, this panorama with punch-out figures is
rainy-day entertainment, (ages 3-5)
H a r k e r , R o n a ld .
Digging up the Bible lands.
Illus. with photos and
with drawings by Martin Simmons. New York, Henry Z. Walck,
1973. 127 p. Hardcover and paperbound.
Thoughtless anti-Semitic references mar an otherwise excellent
book on archaeological explorations, (ages 12 and up)
H a r l o w , J u l e s ,
ed.
Lessons from our living past.
Illus. by Erika Weihs.
New York, Behrman House, 1972. 128 p.
A refreshing variety of stories from Jewish tradition point up
the “moral possibilities of our own lives.” (ages 8-10)
H i r s h , M a r i l y n .
Ben goes into business.
New York, Holiday House,
1973. unp.
Despite the lack of solid Jewish content, this delightful picture
book conveys the Jewish atmosphere of the lower East Side in the
days when ten cents could start a ten-year-old in business, (ages 7-9)
J u d a e u s ,
pseud.
The Baal Shem of Michelstadt.
Trans, from German
by Manfred E. Kuttner. Jerusalem and New York, Philipp Feld-
heim, 1973. 151 p.
Was he a miracle worker or a very clever rabbi? A fictionalized
portrait of a great and pious man. (ages 12-14)
M e z e y , R o b e r t ,
ed.
Poems from the Hebrew.
Illus.
by
Moishe Smith.
New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1973. 159 p.