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Rooftop secrets and other stories of anti-Semitism / Lawrence Bush ; commentaries by Albert Vorspan ; illustrated by Martin Lemelman.

Author/Creator:
Bush, Lawrence.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Union of American Hebrew Congregations, ©1986.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Children's stories, American.
Jews -- Juvenile fiction.
Antisemitism -- Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction.
Antisemitism.
Children's stories, American.
Jews.
Prejudices.
Childrens subjects:
Jews -- Fiction.
Antisemitism -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Short stories.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Summary:
A collection of eight short stories, with background information and commentary, each dealing with a young Jew's confrontation with anti-Semitism in different periods of Jewish history.
Contents:
The truth about Maria / Toledo, Spain: 1492
Strangers in a strange land / Dutch New Amsterdam: 1654
The slave boy / Baltimore, Maryland: 1861
Blood sisters / Hebron, Palestine: 1929
Did God create the Nazis? / Warsaw, Poland: 1943
Rooftop secrets / Moscow, USSR: 1971
The visitor / New York City: 1975
Spraypaint justice / Cleveland, Ohio: 1986.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by the Board of Governors of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth.
Penn Provenance:
Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (donor)
Contributor:
Vorspan, Albert.
Lemelman, Martin, illustrator.
Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Library of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0807403148
9780807403143
OCLC:
13126519
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