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Rifka Takes a Bow

Rifka Takes a Bow

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Rifka s parents are actors in the Yiddish Theater in New York, but one day Rifka finds herself center stage in a special role! A slice of immigrant life on New York s Second Avenue, this is a unique book about a vanished time and a place the Yiddish theater in the early 20th century -- made real through the telling of the true life story of the 96-year-old author as a little girl.
 
A 2014 Sydney Taylor Honor Book

ISBN: 978-0-7613-8127-3 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 978-0-7613-8128-0 (Paperback)


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Author: Betty Rosenberg Perlov
Illustrator: Cosei Kawa
Ages: 5-9
Grades: K-3
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"Vividly capturing a bygone New York, 'Rifka Takes a Bow' also celebrates the enduring pleasures of childhood...Written in English, it offers a charming tribute to the droll cadences, reassuring logic and irrepressible humor of Yiddish itself." The New York Times Book Review
"A memoir told with love and nostalgia....Unusual and unabashedly charming." starred, Kirkus Reviews
9780761381273
  • 32 Pages
  • 9 1/4 x 11
  • Full-Color Illustrations
  • Original Artwork
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