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G
rant
, N
e il
.
The partition of Palestine, 1947: Jewish triumph, British
failure, Arab disaster.
N ew
York, Watts, 1973. 88 p.
A harsh, pro-British, pro-Arab treatment of a complex subject
(ages 11-13)
H
irsch
, R
ichard
G.
Thy most precious gift: peace in Jewish tradition.
New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1974. 90 p.
Paperbound.
Insights from Jewish tradition provide ethical criteria for dis­
cussing issues of war and peace, (ages 12-14)
H
irsh
, M
a r il y n
.
Could anything be worse?
New York, Holiday House,
1974. unp.
Vigorous illustrations bring out the humor and charm in the
old tale of the rabbi’s advice to the man in an overcrowded house­
hold. (ages 5-7)
H
ow e
, I
rving
,
and
G
reenberg
, E
l iezer
,
ed.
Yiddish stories: old and
new.
New York, Holiday House, 1974. 128 p.
The mysteries of the soul and the dreams of youth, amid the
crushing reality of everyday life, in fourteen stories for every mood,
(ages 12-14)
J
offo
, J
oseph
.
A bag of marbles.
Trans, from French by Martin Sokol-
insky. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1974. 292 p.
The adventures of two young brothers fleeing the Gestapo in
France, told as a reminiscence from an adult viewpoint, (ages
12 and up)
K
ub ie
, N
ora
B
e n j a m in
.
Israel.
Illus. with photos. New York, Watts,
1975. rev. ed. 88 p.
Revised edition of the standard text on the history and geogra­
phy of Israel until the Six-Day War. A good overview, (ages 9-11)
M
adison
, W
in ifred
.
Becky’s horse.
New York, Four Winds Press, 1975.
152 p.
Becky’s consuming wish to own a horse must be sacrificed to aid
her cousin in Nazi-occupied Europe, (ages 9-11)
M
a n n
, P
eggy
,
ed.
Israel in Pictures.
Illus. with photos. New York,
Sterling (Visual Geography series), 1974. rev. ed. 64 p. Cloth and
paperbound.
Background on past and present of Israel, with 100 black and
white photographs, (ages 10-12)
M
a tek
, O
rd
.
The Bible through stamps.
Illus. with photos. New York,
Ktav Publishing House, 1974. 230 p.
Biblical themes in stamps from all over the world in a well-
designed book, unfortunately without color illustrations. For the
budding young philatelist, (ages 11-14)