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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, Tomás, 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 Tomás 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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Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1980. Soft cover. Condition: Fair. Scribble on the cover : Fading. : (SEE SELLER IMAGES) : Interior text and illustrations clean and unmarked : Some edge bumping and minimal scuffing to the covers and spine : Written by Newbery Honor Author Shulamith Ish-Kishor. Seller Inventory # KKNO24
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 0590303813 2ND PRINTING. COVER HAS A LITTLE CREASING AND A LITTLE SHELF WEAR. NAME ON INSIDE OF COVER. 90 PAGE TEXT HAS VERY LIGHT WEAR. YOUTH. 5.25'' X 7.75''. WE USE BUBBLE MAILERS. Seller Inventory # Z0590303813Z3
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks. Condition: Good. . Owner's name on front page. Stamped on front page. Seller Inventory # L18C-00671
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks. Condition: Good. . Seller Inventory # SB05I-00819
Book Description Scholastic Book Services, New York, Toronto, London, 1963. Soft cover. Condition: Good. Ben Shahn (illustrator). Ex-Lib. Soft Cover. Illustrated front cover has title, author and depiction of city buildings. Spine has title, author and ISBN number. Back cover has title, publisher, and write-up on book contents. Front cover has a dime size rubbed area on top right and back cover has minor stains and handling stains. Spine, edges and corners have light rubbing. Inside of covers are tanned. Has Lib. marks on title page and Lib. stamps on pages through the book. Top right corner has a water stain through the book. Interior pages are clean, tanned and tight to the cover. Book measures 5.25" x 7.50" x 0.25". WE SHIP EVERY BUSINESS DAY. Seller Inventory # 002512
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1980. Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Shahn, Brn (illustrator). 1st Ed., 1st Printing Stated. ND on title page. Soft bound in publisher's illustrated stiff paper covers.90 numbered pages. Light wear to a few edges. Otherwise a solid, tight, clean, complete copy with clean internals. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 057509
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1980. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0590303813
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1980. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP105729850