Page 105 - Jewish Book Annual Volume 5 (1946-1947)

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I s a a c s , A b r a m s .
Stories from the Rabbis of the Talmud. Bloch, 1920. 222 p.
$1.25.
The Rabbis, whose sayings are recorded in the Talmud were admirable
story-tellers. Centuries have passed, but their wisdom is still ripe and ready
for harvest. (11-14)
L a n d a , G e r t r u d e .
Jewish fairy tales and legends. Bloch, 1921. 294 p. $1.25.
Contains twenty-five tales and fables, especially written for Jewish boys and
girls. (8-11)
S i m o n , S o l o m o n .
The wandering beggar; or the adventures of Simple Shmerel.
Behrman, 1942. 118 p. Illustrated by Lillian Fischel. $1.50.
A delightful juvenile, emphasizing the parables of Jewish life as manifested
through the faith and wisdom of the hero. (9-12)
----------------. The wise men of Helm. Behrman, 1945. 135 p. $2.00.
Amusing tales of a town filled with unbelievably foolish people. (9-12)
S t e i n b e r g , J e h u d a .
The breakfast of the birds. JPS, 1915. 175 p. Translated
by Emily Solis-Cohen. $1.50.
Eighteen beautiful stories which belong to tha t literature which is timeless.
(9-11)
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A l o f s i n , D o r o t h y .
The nightingale’s song. JPS , 1945. 200 p. $2.00.
A Jewish farm family wins the regard of their community, and their daughter
renews her pride in her people’s heritage and in America. (12-16)
A r o n i n , B e n .
Cavern of Destiny. Behrman, 1943. 200 p. Illustrated by Lillian
Fischel. $2.00.
Continues the story of Raphael Drake and his search for the lost Temple
treasures which was begun in the Lost Tribe. (12-16)
A r o n s t a m , N o a h .
Lost Nation. Behrman, 1940. 105 p. $1.50.
An historical tale about the Chazars who were converted to Judaism. (12-16)
B a r o n , J o s e p h
L., ed & comp. Candles in the night; Jewish tales by Gentile
authors. JPS , 1940. 391 p. $2.00.
Twenty-three non-Jewish authors are represented in these stories, originally
written in the different languages and culled from fourteen national literatures.
Some of the authors represented are: Boccaccio, Chekov, Gorki, Anatole
France, Strindberg, Stephen Vincent Benet, and Sinclair Lewis. (14-16)
B e r k o w i t z , H e n r y
J . The fire eater. JPS , 1941. 394 p. $1.50.
An adventure story featuring a Jewish hero who meets life with courage and
daring. (11-14)
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N. Aftergrowth and other stories. JPS, 1939. 216 p. Translated
from the Hebrew by I. M. Lask. $2.00.
Contains also the “ Shamed T rumpe t” and “The Short Fr iday” with an
important biographical introduction of value to the reader unacquainted with
Bialik. (12-16)
B l a n f o r d , B e n j a m i n ,
W. Off the Capes of Delaware. Cincinnati, Riverdale
Press, 1940. 325 p. $1.75.
Stories of American Jewish heroes. (12-16)
B u r s t e i n , A b r a h a m .
The boy called Rashi. Behrman, 1940. 116 p. $1.25.
A story about the great commentator Rashi. A fine picture of the life of the
period, depicted with humor and sympathy. (10-13)
----------------. The boy of Wilna. Hebrew, 1941. 128 p. Illustrated by Sol Nodel.
$1.25.
Stories for children in the intermediate grades based on the boyhood life of
Eli jah ben Solomon, Gaon of Wilna (1720-1797). (10-13)
---------------- . Judah Halevi in Granada. Bloch, 1941. 160 p. $1.25.
The story of Halevi’s boyhood with the rhymed translations of his better
poems woven into the story. (10-13)