Golem

golem

Winner of the 1997 Caldecott Medal

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.---from the publisher

32 pages                        978-0618894246                        Ages 10-12

Keywords:  Caldecott Medal, Jewish fiction, supernatural, cut paper, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old

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