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,
> 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
> The Joseph and Mae Gray Cultural & Learning Center
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> 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:
> Rachel Haus
> Library Director
> Congregation of Moses Fisher Library
> Kalamazoo MI
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