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Portraits of Jewish American heroes

Author: Malka Drucker; Elizabeth Rosen
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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From its beginnings, America, founded on religious freedom, has been a land of opportunity for Jews socially as well as spiritually. Here are profiles of twenty-one individuals who have enriched America and the lives of Americans through their achievements in such areas as science, sports, film making, and civil rights. An inspiring journey through more than two centuries of American Jewish history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malka Drucker; Elizabeth Rosen
ISBN: 9780525477716 0525477713
OCLC Number: 155715226
Awards: Best juvenile book (grade school to junior high school), New Mexico Book Awards, 2009.
Description: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Haym Salomon --
Levi Strauss --
Emma Lazarus --
Louis Dembitz Brandeis --
Henrietta Szold --
Rachel (Ray) Frank --
Lillian Wald --
Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss) --
Albert Einstein --
Golda Meir --
Abraham Joshua Heschel --
Henry Benjamin (Hank) Greenberg --
Leonard Bernstein --
Bella Savitsky Abzug --
Ruth Bader Ginsburg --
Gloria Steinem --
Michael Schwerner And Andrew Goodman --
Steven Spielberg --
Judith Arlene Resnik --
Daniel Pearl.
Responsibility: Malka Drucker ; illustrated by Elizabeth Rosen.
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From its beginnings, America, founded on religious freedom, has been a land of opportunity for Jews socially as well as spiritually. Here are profiles of twenty-one individuals who have enriched America and the lives of Americans through their achievements in such areas as science, sports, film making, and civil rights. An inspiring journey through more than two centuries of American Jewish history.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-01) Good Permalink

     I enjoyed reading this book. Many of the names are familiar but many parts of their stories are not. Reading level is 5-8 grade. the writing is interesting and touching. The artwork is fabulous and I realize photographs were probably left out intentionally but I would have...
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