Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Item Number (DPCI): 247-26-9996
A Sydney Taylor Award Notable Book; Ages 9-12 Perhaps best known by most Americans for his headline-making participation in the 1965 Selma, Alabama demonstration alongside the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Heschel was also an extraordinary Jewish educator and the author of nearly two dozen books. He inspired millions of Jews and non-Jews alike throughout the world with his writings and his campaigns for social causes. Or Rose is a PhD student in Jewish Thought at Brandeis University. His areas of research include Hasidism and modern Jewish thought. He has also served as an educator at the Jewish Community Day School in Newton, MA and the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York, NY.