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M A R C IA PO SNER
Jewish Juvenile Books
*
1985-1986
Am e r y , H e a t h e r
and
H a r o n , Y a f f a .
Thefirst thousand words in Hebrew.
Illus. by Stephen Cartwright. Usborne; dist. by A T G Publishing,
New York, 1985. 62 p. (6-10)
Colored illustrations o f everyday objects, surrounded by smaller
items, each with its name and pronunciation in Hebrew. Included
are a list o f all words in the book and a guide to pronouncing the
Hebrew alphabet.
A r n o l d , C a r o l i n e
and
S i l v e r s t e i n , H e rm a .
Anti-Semitism: a modernper­
spective.
Photos; bibliog.; index. New York, Messner, 1985. 223 p.
(10-14)
A brief discussion o f historical anti-Semitism is followed by a
chapter on the Holocaust. Also treated is anti-Semitism in the
United States, the Soviet Union, the Middle East and Latin America.
Competently written, but not as good as Charles Patterson’s
Anti-
Semitism: the road to the Holocaust and beyond
(Walker, 1982; [12 up]).
A r o n o w , S a r a .
The seven days of creation: Bible stories in rhymes.
Book 1.
Illus. by Lynne Cassouto. New York, Sepher-Hermon, 1985. unp.
pb (4-8)
The story o f Creation told in cadenced rhymes which read well
aloud. Black and white line illustrations can be used as is, or can be
colored or adapted for the flannel board.
* A t k i n s o n , L in d a .
In kindling flame: the story of Hannah Senesh, 1921-
1944.
Winner o f the National Jewish Book Award — Children’s Litera­
ture, 1986. (See vol. 43 for listing.)
B e rn b a um , I s r a e l .
My brother’s keeper: the Holocaust through the eyes of an
artist.
Illus. by the author. New York, Putnam, 1985. 62 p. 10-14
Powerful, disturbing paintings o f the Warsaw Ghetto during the
Nazi occupation. Text explains the symbolic language o f the paint­
ings, many o f which were inspired by photographs.
B u r s t e i n , C h a y a .
Hanukkah cat.
Illus. by the author. Maryland, Kar-Ben
Copies, 1985. 32 p. (6-10)
* Award winning books have been asterisked. For additional 1985 titles see vol. 43.
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