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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories
Contributor(s): Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Author), Sendak, Maurice (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0060284773     ISBN-13: 9780060284770
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2001
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Annotation: First published in 1966, this Newbery Honor Book includes seven folktales of Chelm, a village of fools, and illustrations by a noted illustrator.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Religious - Jewish
Dewey: 398.2
LCCN: 66008114
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 850(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.69" H x 6.42" W x 9.18" (0.95 lbs) 104 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - Jewish
- Religious Orientation - Jewish
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Awards: Newbery Medal, Honor Book, Children's, 1967
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/04/2001 pg. 82
Ingram Children's Advance 05/01/2001 pg. 77
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2001 pg. 92 - Superior,Well Above Average
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2002 pg. 92 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 20312
Reading Level: 5.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 2.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
' A] delightful and distinguished book of seven tales] from middle European folklore by the winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature].' 'BL.

1967 Newbery Honor Book
Notable Children's Books of 1940-1970 (ALA)
1966 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
"Best of the Best" Children's Books 1966-1978 (SLJ)
Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1966 (NYT)
Children's Books of 1966 (Library of Congress)
Children's Books of the Year 1966 (CSA)


Contributor Bio(s): Sendak, Maurice: -

Maurice Sendak's children's books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

Singer, Isaac Bashevis: - Isaac Bashevis Singer was one of the last great Yiddish authors and received world acclaim for his rich and haunting novels of Jewish life and folklore. In 1978, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was also the recipient of two National Book Awards and three Newbery Honor Awards. Zlateh the Goat, a 1967 Newbery Honor Book, was his first book for children.
 
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