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Golem
By David Wisniewski and Lee Salsbery (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Clarion Books
Publication date October 18, 1996
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395726181
ISBN-10 0395726182
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.50 by 11.75 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $17.00
Other format details juvenile
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Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by paper-cut illustrations, the legend of Rabbi Loew, who shapes a giant man of clay--a golem--and brings him to life to defend the Jews of Prague from their persecutors, reveals the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control.
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Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski's unique cut-paper illustrations, Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people. It also offers a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control. The afterword discusses the legend of the golem and its roots in the history of the Jews. A Caldecott Medal Book.


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Miscellaneous
With David Wisniewski | from Houghton Mifflin (November 19, 2007)
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9780395726181 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.05 lbs | List price $17.00
About: A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixteenth-century Prague

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