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MARCIA W. POSNER
Jewish Juvenile Books
1987-1981
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The number on my grandfather’s arm.
Photos by Rose
Eichenbaum. New York, Union o f American Hebrew Congrega­
tions, 1987. 28 p. (5-9)
A grandfather who is a survivor o f the Holocaust answers his
little granddaughter’s question about how the numbers got on his
arm. An appropriate first book on the Holocaust.
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We remember the Holocaust.
Photos from Yad Vashem
and personal photos. New York, Henry Holt, 1988. 96 p. (9-12)
Memories o f the Holocaust by more than twenty-five survivors,
including Ruth Bestman. Bibliography, index. Skillfully edited and
compiled.
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Jewish holiday fun.
Rockville, MD, Kar-Ben Copies, 1987.
64 p. pb (5-10)
A holiday activity book that includes fifty-two separate activities
— word finds, poems, puzzles, jokes, mazes, scrambles, rebuses,
riddles and brain-teasers.
A le x , M a r le e . Outstanding women o f the Bible series.
Esther
(Illus.
by Tiziana Gironi);
Ruth
(Illus. by A lfonso Ruano); and
Sarah
(Illus. by Charles Barat). Michigan, Eerdman’s,
1987
(English ed i­
tion).
32 p. (4-10)
Three beautifully illustrated books about biblical heroines: Es­
ther, Ruth, and Sarah, which — although retold in contemporary
language — are still faithful to the original stories.
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And Shira imagined.
Illus. by the author. Phila., PA,
Jewish Publication Society, 1988, unp. (3-8)
While Shira and her family visit the Israel illustrated in black
and white, Shira imagines the Israel illustrated in full-color (an
Israel inhabited by Shira’s stuffed animals). Intended as an intro­
duction to Israel for young children, the “imaginary” part will
need some interpreting.
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A nightmare in history: the Holocaust 1933-1945 .
Pho­
tos and prints. New York, Clarion, 1987. 150 p. (10-14)
Chaikin provides a history o f anti-Semitism and catalogs its
*Outstanding books have been asterisked.
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