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POSNER /JEWISH JUVENILE BOOKS
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much documented, historical information. Appended are a
glossary-index, bibliography and chronology.
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affa
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Shabbat shalom.
Illus. wordless. Rockville, MD: Kar-Ben, 1989.
12 p. board (2-4)
Follows family members as they prepare for and welcome the
Sabbath.
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ane
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r e sk in
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Earth to Andrew 0 . Blechman.
Illus. by author.
New York: Farrar, 1989. 150 p. (8-11)
A funny book about an ex-vaudevillian who wants a long-
delayed bar-mitzvah, and a precocious fourth-grader who wants
to be a comedian. They exchange services when Mr. Pearlstein
teaches Andrew 101 of his best jokes and Andrew teaches him
Hebrew. Other sub-plots are involved, but pale beside this one.
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Happy Passover, Rosie.
Illus. by author, unp. New York:
Holt, 1990. (3-6)
Its “bear-ly” Passover in this book as bear-cubs Rosie and Max
help their grandparents prepare for Passover. Assorted bear rel­
atives arrive for the seder and Grandpa debuts as Elijah’s ghost!
Lovely illustrations, but none of the message of Passover.
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ar a
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Struggle.
Minneapolis, MN: Lerner, 1989. 284 p. (12 + )
A companion book to the author’s own
Stolen Years,
this is her
husband’s story. Told from a male point of view, it is emotionally
brutal, with fine writing. A necessary addition to any Holocaust
collection.