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Rachel the Clever: And Other Jewish Folktales (American Storytelling)

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Publisher Comments:

The 46 stories in this collection are as varied as their origins--Poland, Morocco, Yemen, and Spain, to name a few--yet all possess a unifying element: a uniquely Jewish flavor, "an emphasis on doing the right thing, on surviving by cleverness and kindness--and the need for keeping a good sense of humor".

Synopsis:

"Sherman's retelling is masterful. Highly recommended". — Library Journal

"The short tales in this engaging and informative collection ... are recounted with the leisurely rhythm and engrossing style of a fireside storyteller". — Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874833072
Author:
Sherman, Josepha
Publisher:
August House Publishers
Location:
Little Rock :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Legends, jewish
Subject:
Jewish folk literature.
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
American Storytelling (Paperback)
Series Volume:
9349
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
171
Dimensions:
8.47x5.58x.47 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 171 pages August House Publishers - English 9780874833072 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Sherman's retelling is masterful. Highly recommended". — Library Journal

"The short tales in this engaging and informative collection ... are recounted with the leisurely rhythm and engrossing style of a fireside storyteller". — Publishers Weekly

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