Search Results: "Natascia Ugliano"


BOOK REVIEW

ABRAHAM’S SEARCH FOR GOD by Jacqueline Jules
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A promising presentation for early childhood religious instruction. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Thousands of years ago in the city of Ur, a boy named Abraham questions his people's worship of idols and wonders if another force in nature could be the one true God. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BENJAMIN AND THE SILVER GOBLET by Jacqueline Jules
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"This is the third in the publisher's Bible series. (author's note) (Picture book/religion. 6-9)"
When Jacob's sons arrive home from their travels in Egypt, they tell their father that one brother is being held as a hostage by the governor, who demands that they return with the youngest brother, Benjamin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIRIAM IN THE DESERT by Jacqueline Jules
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"They effectively match the original and simple dialogue-driven text. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Miriam, Moses's sister, is featured in the fourth in Jules's Bible series, offering encouragement and guidance to the Israelites as they continue their seemingly endless thirst- and hunger-filled journey through the desert following their escape from Egypt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SARAH LAUGHS by Jacqueline Jules
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"An accessible rendition of the ancient biblical text for young religiously oriented listeners. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The beautiful and gentle Sarah married Abraham and joined him on his nomadic life where they led families through the desert, teaching a monotheistic faith in "a God who demanded kindness and good deeds." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NETTA AND HER PLANT by Ellie B. Gellman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A welcome addition to the Judaica and ecology shelves. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little girl's understanding of the annual Jewish New Year for trees, known as the holiday of Tu B'Shevat, begins with a seedling she continues to care for through her primary years, watching it grow into a fine small tree. Read full book review >