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P a te r son , M o i r a ,
The Bar Mitzvah book.
Advisory editors: Eugene
Borowitz, Nachum L. Rabinovitch, Louis I. Rabinowitz. Illus. with
drawings and photos. New York, Praeger, 1975. 256 p.
Jewish life and lore in articles, stories, drawings, and color photos
to celebrate the centrality of the Bar Mitzvah ceremony, (ages
P e a r lm an , M o sh e .
In the footsteps of the Prophets: from Moses to
Jonah, Joel and Obadiah.
Illus. with photos in color and black
and white. New York, Crowell, 1975. 230 p.
The epic story of the prophets—seers, scholars, advisors, poets—
based on Biblical, historical, and archaeological studies. Striking
design and vivid photos, (ages 12-adult)
R o s e n t h a l , R e n a t e .
Jewelry of the ancient world.
Retold for young
readers by Richard L. Currier. Illus. with photos. Minneapolis,
Lerner Publication (Lerner Archaeology Series), 1975. 88 p.
The jewelry of ancient times indicates much about the life of
the people who made this craft into an art. (ages 11-13)
R osk ies , D ia n e
K., and
R osk ies , Dav id
The shtetl book.
Illus. with
photos and maps. New York, Ktav, 1975. 327 p. Cloth and paper-
A vivid portrait of daily life in the representative market town
of Tishevits. First-person accounts reveal children’s games, religious
disputes, festive celebrations, and folk sayings, (ages 12-15)
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Reader’s guide: the shtetl book.
New York, Ktav, 1975. 46 p.
Questions and activities to supplement the text.
R o s s e l , Seym our .
Illus. with photos. New York, Watts (A
First Book ), 1976. 62 p.
The essence of Jewish customs, ceremonies, beliefs, and history
distilled in one volume, (ages 9-11)
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C h an o v e r , H ym an
S te rn , Cha im .
When a Jew seeks
wisdom: the Sayings of the Fathers.
Illus. by Erika Weihs. New
York, Behrman (Jewish Values series), 1975. 255 p.
The moral values of
Pirke Avot
made concrete and relevant for
students, (ages 9-12)
Singer, I saac Bashevis .
A tale of three wishes.
Illus. by Irene Leiblich.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. 30 p.
Three children make three strange wishes on the night of
Hoshana Rabbah. Full-color illustrations adorn this charming
fantasy-moral tale, (ages 6-9)
Sm ith , G ene .
The horns of the moon: a short biography of Adolf
Illus. with photos. New York, Laurel-Leaf (Dell), 1975.
209 p. Paperbound reprint.