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In the promised land : lives of Jewish Americans

Author: Doreen Rappaport; Cornelius Van Wright; Ying-Hwa Hu
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Children's Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers vignettes from the lives of thirteen Jewish Americans whose achievements, from the colonial period through the present, contributed to women's and worker's rights, medicine, science, fashion, photography, sport, and entertainment.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doreen Rappaport; Cornelius Van Wright; Ying-Hwa Hu
ISBN: 0688171508 9780688171506 0060593954 9780060593957
OCLC Number: 966249835
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Asher Levy C.1628-1682 --
Ernestine Rose 1810-1891 --
Solomon Nunes Carvalho 1815-1897 --
Jacob W. Davis 1834-1908 --
Lillian Wald 1867-1940 --
Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss) 1874-1926 --
Pauline Newman 1890-1986 --
Lillian Copeland 1904-1963 --
Ira Hirschman 1901- --
Jonas Salk 1914-1995 --
Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1933- --
Judith Resnick 1949-1986 --
Steven Spielberg 1947-
Responsibility: by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu.
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Offers vignettes from the lives of thirteen Jewish Americans whose achievements, from the colonial period through the present, contributed to women's and worker's rights, medicine, science, fashion, photography, sport, and entertainment.

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