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Language of Angels : A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew (School And Library) (Richard Michelson)

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In 1885, few Jews in Israel used the holy language of their ancestors, and Hebrew was in danger of being lost—until Ben Zion and his father got involved. Through the help of his father and a community of children, Ben modernized the ancient language, creating a lexicon of new, modern words to bring Hebrew back into common usage. Historically influenced dialogue, engaging characters, and colorful art offer a linguistic journey about how language develops and how one person's perseverance can make a real difference.Influenced by illuminated manuscripts, Karla Gudeon’s illustrations bring Ben Zion—and the rebirth of Hebrew—to life.A compelling emotional journey — Publisher's WeeklyA lively introduction to the work of a Hebrew language scholar and lover—and his family — Kirkus ReviewsA perfect resource for religious school collections and public library language shelves — BooklistHebrew teachers and students in Jewish schools will welcome this gorgeous new picture book about how the language developed and the impact of one person's perseverance on an entire people — School Library Journal
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Library
Publisher: Random House Distribution childrens
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Richard Michelson
Language: English
Street Date: February 21, 2017
TCIN: 51544485
UPC: 9781580896368
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-0760
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