Golem

Golem

Book - 1996
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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.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c1996
ISBN: 9780395726181
0395726182
Branch Call Number: 398.2095694 WIS
Characteristics: unpaged

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jerryliu
Aug 07, 2010

goood book

sit_walk Aug 28, 2009

This is an interesting one: a very frank and somewhat violent telling of the Jewish golem folktale. Some children might find it a bit scary; as an adult I found it quite interesting (and the paper collage artwork is quite beautiful also).

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