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MARCIA W. POSNER
Jewish Juvenile Books
1988-1989
A d l e r , D a v i d .
We remember the Holocaust.
Photos from Yad Vashem
and personal photos. New York: Henry Holt, 1988. 96 p. (8-12)
Memories o f the Holocaust by more than 25 survivors. Jewish
life in Eastern Europe before the war, the violence that came with
Hitler’s rise to power, stories o f the Warsaw ghetto uprising and
Kristallnacht, and the ultimate horror o f the concentration camps.
Bibliog. Index.
A m d u r , R i c h a r d .
Chaim Weizmann.
Illus. (World Leader Series). New
York: Chelsea House, 1988. 112 p. (10-14)
Because the British were indebted to Weizmann (his lab research
helped the British war effort in WWI), he was pivotal in making
the dream o f Zion a reality. A thoughtful, profusely illustrated
biography. Bibliog., Chronology, Index.
B
a y e r
, S
t e v e n
a n d I
l l e n e
B
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.
Rachel and Mischa.
I l lu s . b y M a r l e n e
L o b e l l R u t h e n w i t h p h o t o g r a p h s b y J o a n n e S t r a u s s . R o c k v i l l e ,
MD:
K a r - B e n ,
1988.
p a p .
(4-9)
An easy-to-read story contrasting the lives o f Rachel who lives
in the United States (shown in photos) and Mischa who lives in
the Soviet Union (shown in drawings). Emphasizes the freedoms
enjoyed in this country that are denied to Soviet Jews and en­
courages pen-pal relationships with Jewish children in the Soviet
Union. Glossary.
B a y n e s , P a u l i n e .
Noah and the ark.
Text from the Revised Standard
Version o f the Bible. Illus. by the author. New York: Henry Holt,
1988. unp. (4-8)
Jewel-like colors and the spirit o f Indian miniature painting il­
luminate this biblical text o f Noah.
B e r g m a n , T a m a r .
The boy from over there.
Tr. from the Hebrew by
Hillel Halkin. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. 179 p. (10-14)
Avramnik, a young Holocaust survivor, has difficulties adjusting
to kibbutz life in the days before the first Arab-Israeli War.
Insightfully drawn with realistic dialogue and dramatic, but gen­
uine details.
B e r n h e im , M a r k .
Father o f the orphans: the story ofJanusz Korczak.
Illus.
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