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Chaikin, Miriam

Overview
Works: 56 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 12,029 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Literature  Bible stories  History  Legends  Poetry  Haiku  Hanukkah stories  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.C3487, FIC
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Most widely held works about Miriam Chaikin
 
Most widely held works by Miriam Chaikin
A nightmare in history : the Holocaust, 1933-1945 by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of anti-Semitism from biblical times through the twelve years of the Nazi era, 1933-1945, and describes Hitler's plans to annihilate European Jews by focusing on the Warsaw Ghetto and the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps
Exodus = [Yetsiʼat Mitsrayim] by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Menorahs, mezuzas, and other Jewish symbols by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history and significance of many Jewish symbols, such as the Shield of David, the menorah, and the mezuza, and discusses holiday symbols and rituals
Light another candle : the story and meaning of Hanukkah by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Hanukkah and explains its symbols by describing high points in Jewish history, worship, and culture
Sound the shofar : the story and meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin and development of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, their major symbols, and ways of observing them in the world today and in different times in history
Don't step on the sky : a handful of haiku by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This whimsical collection of poems in the haiku tradition celebrates the joy and wonder of nature. The twenty-eight playful poems take the young reader from early morning, through the day, and into the night's "gallery of diamonds". Sometimes serious, sometimes funny, but always surprising, these poems are sure to capture the imagination
Children's Bible stories from Genesis to Daniel by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six stories from the Old Testament, simply retold for younger readers
Hanukkah by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history behind Hanukkah and the ways it is celebrated
Make noise, make merry : the story and meaning of purim by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the biblical story of the rescue of the Persian Jews from Haman's plot to destroy them. Explains the Purim symbols and tells how the feast is celebrated
Clouds of glory : legends and stories about Bible times by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty-one stories, in a single narrative, about God's relationship with His creation, from creating angels on the second day to testing Abraham's love
Alexandra's scroll : the story of the first Hanukkah by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra, a young Jewish girl from Jerusalem, describes her life and the creation of Hanukkah, more than 2000 years ago
Finders weepers by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly finds a ring in the street that causes her more problems than she could have imagined. Sequel to "I Should Worry, I Should Care."
Ask another question : the story & meaning of Passover by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and importance of Passover, a celebration of freedom commemorating the exodus of Moses and the Israelites from Egypt, where they had long been slaves
Angels sweep the desert floor : Bible legends about Moses in the wilderness by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eighteen stories based on the Bible which tell how angels respond to God's commands to ease the way for Moses and the Israelites as they cross the wilderness after being freed from slavery in Egypt
I should worry, I should care by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish girl and her family adjust to a new neighborhood and new friends at a time when the radio is telling of Hitler's rise to power in Europe
Shake a palm branch : the story and meaning of Sukkot by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and significance of the Jewish fall festival which commemorates the wandering of the Israelites in the wilderness and the festival with which they celebrated their arrival in the Promised Land
Friends forever by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As news of German victories on the battlefields and Nazi atrocities against the Jews comes over the radio, Molly faces important decisions as she and her Brooklyn friends to enter junior high school
Esther by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Old Testament story of how the young Jewish girl, Esther, became queen of Persia and used her influence to stop the evil minister Haman from killing all the Jews. The feast of Purim commemorates this event
Yossi asks the angels for help by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he loses the Hanukkah money he planned to use for presents for his sister and parents, Yossi prays to the angels for help
The seventh day : the story of the Jewish Sabbath by Miriam Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative version of the Old Testament passages describing how the Jewish Sabbath came to be
 
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A nightmare in history : the Holocaust, 1933-1945
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Exodus = [Yetsiʼat Mitsrayim]Menorahs, mezuzas, and other Jewish symbolsDon't step on the sky : a handful of haikuClouds of glory : legends and stories about Bible timesAlexandra's scroll : the story of the first HanukkahFinders weepersAngels sweep the desert floor : Bible legends about Moses in the wildernessEsther
Languages
English (77)

German (1)