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By Oberman, Sheldon; By (photographer) Waldman, Neil
In this retelling of the Biblical story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, the queen asks Solomon to put his wisdom to work. When the king is asked to change the birds of the sky forever, the fate of all birds rests with a small, colorful bird called the hoopoe. Full-color i...llustrations.Read more
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By Oberman, Sheldon; Illustrated by Lewin, Ted
At the outbreak of the revolution in Czarist Russia, Adam's grandfather gives him a prayer shawl that was given to him by his own grandfather. As Adam sets sail for a new land, the life of Adam and his shawl unfolds from the past to the present, when Adam has a grandsom of his ow...n. Full color.Read more
When revolution engulfs his small Jewish village in Czarist Russia, young Adam and his family move to America, leaving Adam's grandfather behind. But Adam has his grandfather's special prayer shawl, and even as Adam ages and has grandchildren of his own, he knows some things will... never change.Read more
By Oberman, Sheldon; Illustrated by Waldman, Neil
A joyous true meaning of Hanukkah shines through in this triumphant story set in World War II.
Retold by Oberman, Sheldon; Commentaries by Schram, Peninnah
A treasure trove of forty-three religious, wisdom, riddle, and trickster Jewish folktales that have been told near the hearth, at the table, and in the synagogue for centuries. Sheldon Oberman, a master storyteller, retells the tales with simplicity and grace, making them perfect... for performing and reading aloud. Peninnah Schram, herself an acclaimed storyteller and folklorist, provides lively notes and commentary that examine the meaning of each tale and its place in history.Read more
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