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Too Young for Yiddish

Too Young for Yiddish( )
Author: Michelson, Richard
Illustrator: Waldman, Neil
ISBN:978-0-88106-118-5
Publication Date:Feb 2002
Publisher:Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

Young Aaron wants to learn how to speak to the chickens like his Zayde (grandfather). Zayde's stories and his many books, with their mysterious worlds and their guarded secrets, fascinate Aaron. But always Aaron is too young to learn Yiddish. Zayde thinks that Aaron, and all the new generation of American Jews, should speak English and play baseball–just like all Americans do. When Zayde becomes very old and can no longer see well enough to read his precious books, Aaron decides...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Religious / Jewish
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.39 x 9.3 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.955 Pounds
Author Biography
Michelson, Richard (Author)


Neil Waldman is the writer and illustrator of more than fifty children's books. His books have won the Christopher Award, the National Jewish Book Award and the School Library Best Book Award. He is also the founder/director of the Fred Dolan Art Academy in the Bronx. Al and Teddy is one of his picture books. All proceeds from sales of "AL and TEDDY" will be used to support the young artists of the Fred Dolan Art Academy, a free Saturday school designed to help Bronx youngsters go to art college. Founded in 2006, twenty-three students have graduated from the academy, all going on to college with scholarships.

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