What about the new Jane Yolen book “MEET ME AT THE WELL”?

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> On Feb 14, 2018, at 6:02 PM, Rachel Kamin <rka...@nssbethel.org> wrote:
> 
> Two of these books were reviewed by AJL Reviews:
> Persias Brightest Star: The Diary of Queen Esthers Attendant (M/J 2004, p.28) 
>     
> Priceless Jewel at the Well: the Diary of Rebekahs Nursemaid (S/O 2004, p.43) 
>    
>  
> Digital copies of the reviews only go back to 2007 so you would have to check 
> the Archives but my hunch would be that they are not a necessary or 
> appropriate purchase for a synagogue library. 
>  
> If you are looking for recommended children’s books about women in the Bible, 
> here are my suggestions:
> Bach, Alice. Miriam's well : stories about women in the Bible. New York, N.Y, 
> Delacorte Press, 1991.
> Balsley, Tilda. The queen who saved her people. Minneapolis, Kar-Ben Pub, 
> 2011.
> Cohen, Deborah Bodin. Lilith's ark : teenage tales of biblical women. 
> Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society, 2006.
> Gelman, Rita Golden. Queen Esther saves her people. New York, Scholastic 
> Press, 1998.
> Gerstein, Mordicai. Queen Esther the morning star : the story of Purim. New 
> York, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.
> Gormley, Beatrice. Miriam. Grand Rapids, Mich, Eerdmans Books for Young 
> Readers, 1999.
> Jules, Jacqueline. Miriam in the desert. Minneapolis, MN, Kar-Ben Pub, 2010.
> Kimmel, Eric A. The story of Esther. New York, Holiday House, 2010.
> Koralek, Jenny. The story of Queen Esther. Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans Books 
> for Young Readers, 2009.
> Manushkin, Fran. Daughters of fire : heroines of the Bible. San Diego, Calif, 
> Silver Whistle/Harcourt, 2001.
> Manushkin, Fran. Miriam's cup : a Passover story. New York, Scholastic, 1998.
> Marzollo, Jean. Miriam and her Brother Moses. New York, Little, Brown and 
> Company, 2003.
> Pinsker, Marlee. In the days of sand and stars. Toronto, Tundra Books, 2006.
> Ross, Lillian Hammer. Daughters of Eve : Strong Women of the Bible. Barefoot 
> Books, 2000.
> Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg. But God remembered : stories of women from creation 
> to the promised land. Woodstock, Vt, Jewish Lights Publishing, 1995.
> Zeldis, Malcah. Eve and her sisters : women of the Old Testament. New York, 
> Greenwillow Books, 1994.
>  
> Rachel Kamin, Director
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> From: Hasafran [mailto:hasafran-bounces+rkamin=nssbethel....@lists.osu.edu] 
> On Behalf Of rhaus_...@yahoo.com
> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2:11 PM
> To: hasafran@lists.osu.edu
> Subject: [ha-Safran] Promised Land Diaries Series
>  
> Dear Hasafranim,
>  
> Does anyone have any of the Promised Land Diaries, published by Baker 
> Publishing Group? I came across them on Amazon and despite the Christian 
> publisher, they look innocuous enough, but you never know. Would they be OK 
> for a Conservative shul? Here are some examples:
>  
> https://smile.amazon.com/Priceless-Jewel-Well-Nursemaid-1986-1985/dp/0801045266/ref=sr_1_44?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1518636522&sr=1-44&keywords=bible+rebekah
>  
> https://smile.amazon.com/Peaceful-Warrior-Deborahs-Promised-Diaries/dp/080104524X/ref=pd_sim_14_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=080104524X&pd_rd_r=XKRSMV5RJP1H52102PRM&pd_rd_w=lrwPm&pd_rd_wg=ZNjaZ&psc=1&refRID=XKRSMV5RJP1H52102PRM
>  
> https://smile.amazon.com/Songbird-Nile-Miriams-1527-1526-Promised/dp/0801045258/ref=pd_sim_14_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0801045258&pd_rd_r=WWYZY307PGWHHMA7CNGK&pd_rd_w=DYFFM&pd_rd_wg=ENyPX&psc=1&refRID=WWYZY307PGWHHMA7CNGK
>  
> Rachel Haus
> Library Director
> Congregation of Moses Fisher Library
> Kalamazoo MI
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