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R
a b o f f
, E
r n e s t
.
Marc Chagall.
(A r t
for children series). Illus. NewYork,
Doubleday, 1982. Unp. Paper. (8-12)
Introduced with a brief biography of Chagall, but essentially a
book of art appreciation for children. Many Chagall paintings
reproduced in color.
R i c e , T im
and
A n d r e w L l o y d
W
ebber
.Joseph and the amazing technicolor
dreamcoat.
Illus. by Quentin Blake. New York, Holt, Rinehart &
Winston, 1982. Unp. (10+)
Amusing, anachronistic version of the Joseph story based on the
musical of the same name. Good for discussion. Upbeat, irreverent
illustrations.
R
o s em a n
, K
e n
.
The cardinal’s snuffbox.
Illus. by Bill Negron. New York,
Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1982. 120 p. Paper.
(
8
-
12
)
Programmed history about the Spanish Inquisition in which the
reader is forced to make choices about how he would act were he a
Jew at that time. Excellent learning technique.
R
o s e n t h a l
, Y
a f f a
.
Mitzvos we can do.
Illus. by Rabbi Shmuel Kunda.
New York, Mesorah, 1982. Unp. (4-8)
Hebrew-English alphabet book using
mitzvos
to describe each let­
ter. Text mediocre, but illustrations are gay and colorful; humorous
but not grotesque.
R
u b in o w ic z
, D
a v id
.
The Diary of David Rubinowicz.
Trans, by Derek
Bowman. Edmonds, Washington, Creative Options, 1982. 128 p.
(
12
+)
Daily diary of an ordinary, yet manly Jewish boy in rural Poland,
and of the Nazi occupation which changed his life forever.
R uby , L o i s .
T
wo
truths in my pocket.
V ik ing ,
1982. 192
p.
(12+)
Elusive, haunting stories of Jewish teenagers in a predominantly
Gentile milieu, struggling to find a rapprochement with Judaism
and impending adulthood.
S
a c h s
, M
a r i l y n
.
Call me Ruth.
New York, Doubleday, 1982. 131 p.
(10-14)
An American tragedy. A once inseparable mother and daughter
drift apart when the mother remains fixed in her European ways,
and the daughter worships anything American. Union movement
portrayed.
S
a y p o l
, J
u d y t h
R
o b b in s
a n d M
a d e l in e
W
ik l e r
.
My very own Shavuot
book.
Illus . by M ad e lin e W ik le r . P a p e rc u t s by T a m a r F ishm an .
R ockv ille , MD , K a r -B e n C op ie s ,
1982. 24
p.
(4-8)
________
My very own Haggadah.
Illus. by Chaya Burstein. Rockville,
Md. Kar-Ben, 1983 revised edition. 32 p. (4-8)