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The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew


Super Savings Item! Save 34% on the The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew by Charlesbridge Publishing at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. 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


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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 Weekly

A lively introduction to the work of a Hebrew language scholar and lover—and his family — Kirkus Reviews

A perfect resource for religious school collections and public library language shelves — Booklist

Hebrew 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

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Manufacturer:Charlesbridge
Brand:Charlesbridge Publishing
Publisher:Charlesbridge
Studio:Charlesbridge
EAN:9781580896368
Item Weight:1.25 pounds
Item Size:0.35 x 10.29 x 10.29 inches
Package Weight:0.8 pounds
Package Size:8.1 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches

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