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Ike and mama and the block wedding.
Illus. by Charles
Robinson. New York, Coward, McCann and Geoghegan. 1979.
An ecumenical ethnic tale describing the indomitable Mama of
Ike and mama and the once-a-year suit
making a wedding for a
couple without money. Entertaining reading. (Ages 8-12)
S
o b o l
, H
a r r ie t
L
a n g s a m
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Grandpa: a young man grown old.
Photos
by Patricia Agre. New York, Putnam Publishing Group, 1980,
64 p.
A grandfather’s life is presented through his own memories
and from his granddaughter’s view in documentary, theatrical
style. Often touching and sweetly nostalgic. (All ages)
W
e i l
, L
i s t
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Esther.
Illus. by the author. New York, Atheneum, 1980.
unp.
W e il’s charmingly illustrated retelling of the Purim story em­
phasizes its oriental fairytale qualities. (Ages 5-9)
W e i n b e r g , Y o n a .
D
ov
-D
ov
in
Seattle.
Baltimore, Dov-Dov Pub., 1979,
41 p. paper.
Orthodox children, faced with problems in complying with
religious injunctions, solve these themselves. Glossary. One of a
“teaching” series. (Ages 6-9)