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DEBORAH BROD IE
Jewish Juvenile Books
1974-1975
B
en
-A
sher
, N
a o m i
,
and
L
eaf
, H
a y im
.
The junior Jewish encyclopedia.
Illus. with photos. New York, Shengold, 1974. rev. ed. 352 p.
The concise and authoritative reference work on many aspects
of Jewish life is now in its eighth edition, (ages 11-13)
B
enchley
, N
a th a n ie l
.
Bright candles: a novel of the Danish resistance.
New York, Harper and Row, 1974. 256 p.
Cooperation with the Germans was no longer possible for people
of conscience when measures were taken against the Danish Jews,
(ages 12-14)
B
l um e n th a l
, A
aron
H .
I f I am only for myself: the story of Hillel.
New York, United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education,
1973. 137 p. Paperbound.
Interpretation of historical conflicts and concepts of Jewish law
in the Rabbinic period, (ages 12-14)
B
randys
, M
a r ian
.
Poland.
Photos by Wieslaw Razuch. New York,
Doubleday, 1974. 157 p.
In emphasizing the “feeling of solidarity with the Jews” during
the Nazi occupation, this biased guide glosses over native anti-
Semitism in Poland, (ages 11-13)
B
u tw in
, F
rances
.
The Jews of America: history and sources.
Sources
edited by Arthur C. Blecher. Illus. with photos. New York, Behr­
man House, 1973. rev. ed. 151 p. Paperbound.
A comprehensive overview with the rare quality of depth and
an emphasis on the meaning—then and now—of the events de­
scribed. Well-designed for maximum use of source material and
enjoyment of the excellent photos, (ages 11-13)
C
hesler
, E
van
R . ,
ed.
The Russian Jewry reader.
New York, Behrman
House, 1974. 147 p. Paperbound.
A balanced, clear, well-written resource convinces us that the
only future for Russian Jews lies outside Russia, (ages 12-14)
C
ohen
, B
arbara
.
The carp in the bathtub.
Illus. by Joan Halpern.
New York, Yearling (Dell), 1975. 48 p. Paperbound.
A nostalgic story of two children who befriend the carp their
mother intends to make into gefilte fish, (ages 6-8)
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