Books by Howard Greenfeld

HISTORY
Released: April 1, 2005

"Written in a no-nonsense, nuts-and-bolts style, this volume is best suited to those who have some grounding in Jewish history. (timeline, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 13+)"
A history of the founding of the State of Israel through inspiring profiles of three of its most important founders. Read full book review >
AFTER THE HOLOCAUST by Howard Greenfeld
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"These children survived to tell their stories, but Greenfeld makes it abundantly clear how many did not and why. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
Personal stories of eight Jewish men and women—who, as children, survived the Holocaust—are the frame for a study of the hardships and bigotry they faced after liberation. Read full book review >
BEN SHAHN by Howard Greenfeld
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 2, 1998

"Greenfeld's hesitation to expose the man compromises the book and its subject. (40 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Although he knew Ben Shahn, had access to his papers, and spent many hours interviewing his widow and adult children, Greenfeld's biography remains curiously dispassionate. Read full book review >

Greenfeld, who knew Chagall personally and is the author of other children's books on art—as well as the classic Books: From Writer to Reader (1976; rev. ed. 1988)—puts Chagall's work in the context of his remarkable life. Read full book review >