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Golda Meir.
New York, Watts/Impact Biography, 1983.
117 p. (11 + )
Well organized, lucid biography which presents Golda Meir’s self­
doubts along with her accomplishments. Sympathetic and
illuminating.
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The sukkah and the big wind.
Illus. by Rochelle Cohen.
New York, Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, 1982. 32 p. (4-8)
A playful wind snatches up the makings of a sukkah and deposits
them in the backyard of a less observant Jew, who then builds him­
self a sukkah. Bright posterlike illustrations.
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The teeny tiny yarmulka.
Illus. by Rochelle Cohen. New York,
Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, 1982. 32 p. (4-8)
In return for the storekeeper’s help a stranger gives him a mini
yarmulke. Just what the next customer needs! Rhyming text and
poster-like illustrations.
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Between two worlds.
New York, Feldheim, 1982. 175
p. (10-14)
A quest for his origins leads Paul back to Jews and Judaism.
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Juggling.
New York, Harper, 1982. 241 p. (12+)
Howie learns to expect the unexpected as he “juggles” sex, love,
soccer and relationships with family and friends. The first Jewish
sports story!
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A biblical garden.
Illus. by the author. New York,
Morrow, 1982. 47 p. (10+)
Biblical passages describe the exquisitely illustrated flora of the
Bible. Color and black and white.
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e v i t in
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The year of sweet senior insanity.
New
Y o rk ,
Atheneum,
1982. 192 p. (12+)
Sex, responsibility, and mother/daughter friction get all mixed up
when Leni lets infatuation and good times cloud her better judge­
ment.
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B.
Nazi hunting.
Illus. with photos. New York, Watts,
1982. 101 p. (RL: 8-12;
I L :
10-14)
About the search for Nazis in America. For slower readers. Inter­
esting.
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, F
r a n c in e
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The mouse in the matzah factory.
Illus. by David
Goldstein. Rockville, MD, Kar-Ben, 1983. Unp. (4-8)
The story of
shemurah
matzot as related by a little mouse who
watched the process from start to finish. Humorous cartoon
illustrations, good text, marvelous matzah-like cover.
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ir a
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Alina: a Russian girl comes to Israel.
Trans, by Zeva Shapiro.
Photos by Yael Rozen. Phila., Jewish Publication Society, 1982.46 p.
(
8
-
12
)
Beautifully photographed story about Israel and an immigrant
child’s adjustment to that country. Lovely.