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A Boy of Old Prague (Paperback): Sulamith Ish-Kishor

A Boy of Old Prague (Paperback)

Sulamith Ish-Kishor

Series: Dover Children's Classics

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To feed his starving family, a young serf steals a chicken from his master's kitchen. Caught, his death sentence is commuted to servitude in the Jewish ghetto. The youth, Tomas, trembles at the thought of being bound to a mortal enemy. Once settled among a moneylender's family, however, he discovers greater friendship and kindness than he has ever known. But can Tomas protect his new friends from the injustices of his old world?Especially appropriate for 9- to 12-year-olds, this fable of tolerance vividly portrays Jewish ghetto life in sixteenth-century Prague. Twenty distinctive illustrations by famed artist Ben Shahn illuminate the text. This new edition reintroduces a moving tale--one that's been out of print for 25 years--to children and adults. Educators, Jewish study groups, and other educational organizations will find it an excellent addition to their reading lists; general readers will find it inspirational as well. A preface by Margot Stern Strom is included.

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Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Country of origin: United States
Series: Dover Children's Classics
Release date: 2019
First published: November 2008
Authors: Sulamith Ish-Kishor
Dimensions: 214 x 135 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-0-486-46766-5
Categories: Books > Children's & Educational > Fiction > General
Books > Children's Fiction & Fun > General
LSN: 0-486-46766-X
Barcode: 9780486467665

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