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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
R
ask in
, J
oseph
and
E
d ith
.
The newcomers: ten tales of American
immigrants.
Illus. by Kurt Werth. New York, Lothrop, Lee and
Shepard, 1975. 126 p.
How Asser Levy became a burgher in New Amsterdam is the
“Jewish” story in this multi-ethnic collection, (ages 8-10)
S
am u el s
, G
ertrude
.
B-G: fighter of Goliaths: the story of David Ben-
Gurion.
Illus. with photos. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974.
rev. ed. 311 p.
Revised edition of the biography of the “architect of modern
Israel.” (ages 11-13)
S
im o n
, S
o l om o n
,
and
R
othberg
, A
b r a h am
.
The Rabbi’s Bible: volume
three: the Later Prophets.
Illus. by Devorah Taub and Rachel
Hacohen. New York, Behrman House, 1974. 236 p.
English commentaries arranged for convenient reference and
probing discussion of the text, (ages 12 and up)
S
tadtler
, B
ea
.
The Holocaust: a history of courage and resistance.
Ed. by Morrison David Bial. Illus. by David Stone Martin. New
York, Behrman House, 1974. 210 p.
Events and personalities of the Holocaust brought to life, with
Jewish values made vivid and accessible. Winner of the 1975
Charles and Bertie G. Schwartz Juvenile Award of the Jewish
Book Council, (ages 10-13)
S
uhl
, Y
ur i
.
The merrymaker.
Illus. by Thomas di Grazia. New York,
Four Winds Press, 1974. 45 p.
A
badhan
brings joy to a poor household and gives the reader
an entertaining glimpse of
shtetl
life, (ages 7-10)
----- .
On the other side of the gate.
New
York, Watts, 1975. 149
p.
The Polish underground helps smuggle a Jewish baby out of
the ghetto, in a narrative of intrigue by the author of
Uncle
Misha’s Partisans,
(ages 13 and up)
S
w itzer
, E
llen
.
How democracy failed.
Illus. with photos. New York,
Atheneum, 1975. 176 p.
Personal histories enhance and enrich the impeccably-researched
history of Germany under Hitler. A stimulating and vital book,
(ages 12 and up)
S
ynge
, U
rsula
.
The people and the promise.
New York,
S.
G. Phillips,
1974. 191 p.
The exodus from Egypt, set in "the late Bronze age,” with Moses
as an Egyptian prince serving the Bull god—not a Jewish orienta­
tion. (ages 11-13)
T
r igoboff
, J
oseph
.
Abu.
New York, Lothrop, 1975. 120 p.
An Israeli soldier befriends a nine-year-old Arab street urchin