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Sholom's Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer

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4.4 out of 5
Based on 19 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description
The boy whose stories became Fiddler on the Roof

Sholom Aleichem's favorite childhood memory may have been listening as his father read stories aloud on Saturday nights and a roomful of adults burst out laughing. Sholom wanted to make people laugh, too. At school he became the class clown. At home he imitated even his pious grandmother. But Sholom was also thoughtful. In Russia in th... More
Book Information
PublisherFarrar Straus & Giroux
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100374380554
ISBN-13978-0374380557
Publication Date03/11/2005
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About Erica Silverman (Author) : I've been creating children's books for many years. I love writing! I love reading and doing research. I love libraries. In fact, I love libraries so much, I went back to school a few years ago and st... more
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About Mordicai Gerstein (Illustrator) : Mordicai Gerstein is a published author, illustrator, narrator, and a photographer of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mordicai Gerstein include Beauty and the Beast (Unabridged), Th... more
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6/25/2007 Heidi Estrin said: Hear an interview about Sholom's Treasure with author Erica Silverman and illustrator Mordicai Gerstein on The Book of Life podcast's January 2006 episode at www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com.
tags: Book of Life Podcast, Sydney Taylor Book Award

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