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Jaffe, Nina

Overview
Works: 40 works in 99 publications in 3 languages and 9,410 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Legends  Short stories  Puzzles and games  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ8.1.J156, E
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Most widely held works about Nina Jaffe
 
Most widely held works by Nina Jaffe
The golden flower : a Taino myth from Puerto Rico by Nina Jaffe( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This myth explains the origin of the sea, the forest, and the island now called Puerto Rico
The way meat loves salt : a Cinderella tale from the Jewish tradition by Nina Jaffe( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Eastern European Jewish variant of the Cinderella story, the youngest daughter of a rabbi is sent away from home in disgrace, but thanks to the help of the prophet Elijah, marries the son of a renowned scholar and is reunited with her family. Includes words and music to a traditional Yiddish wedding song
In the month of Kislev : a story for Hanukkah by Nina Jaffe( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah
The cow of no color : riddle stories and justice tales from around the world by Nina Jaffe( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In each of these stories, collected from around the world, a character faces a problem situation which requires that he make a decision about what is fair or just
The uninvited guest and other Jewish holiday tales by Nina Jaffe( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes background information and retellings of traditional tales from Jewish folklore and legend related to major holidays, such as Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hanukkah, and Purim
I am Wonder Woman by Nina Jaffe( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder woman reveals her powers and her message of justic and peace
Sing, little sack! : canta, saquito! : a folktale from Puerto Rico by Nina Jaffe( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captured and kept inside a sack by a strange little man, a young girl is forced to sing until her mother hears her song and realizes that it is not the sack that is singing
While standing on one foot : puzzle stories and wisdom tales from the Jewish tradition by Nina Jaffe( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of puzzle stories and wisdom tales for children, intended to be read as a family and discussed. The stories are set in many different periods of Jewish history. It's fun to debate the possible answers and see if they match the rabbinical opinion
The mysterious visitor : stories of the Prophet Elijah by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight traditional Jewish tales about Elijah
Older brother, younger brother : a Korean folktale by Nina Jaffe( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being turned out by his greedy older brother, Hungbu and his family manage to prosper when his kindness to an injured sparrow is richly rewarded
A voice for the people : the life and work of Harold Courlander by Nina Jaffe( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the folklorist and novelist who recorded the traditional songs and stories of the people of Haiti, the Hopi Indians, and black communities in the South, connecting the African-American traditions to the cultures of Africa
Patakin : world tales of drums and drummers by Nina Jaffe( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts ten myths about drums and drummers from India, Africa, Fiji, Korea, Ireland, Venezuela, Mexico, Israel, and Canada
Tales for the seventh day : a collection of Sabbath stories by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional Jewish tales and legends from the Talmud and other sources celebrating the holiest day of the week
La flor de oro : un mito taíno de Puerto Rico by Nina Jaffe( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This creation myth from the Taino tribe in Puerto Rico describes how the sea, forests and the island of Puerto Rico was made
The arrival by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a beautiful day for a parade, so why are people suddenly fighting? This looks like the work of Ares, the god of war. He has tricked everyone so he can take over the world. No one can stand in his way. No one, that is, except Wonder Woman!
The rain forest by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When danger threatens the rain forest, only one person is strong enough, fast enough, and smart enough to protect it and the people who live there. Armed with her magic lasso of truth and silver bracelets, will Wonder Woman arrive in time to save the day?
Debout sur un pied by Nina Jaffe( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatorze contes folkloriques, pleins de finesse. A chacun, le conteur s'interrompt au moment critique pour interroger le lecteur sur la conclusion
Stories from the Jewish tradition( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Bikel narrates two stories, In the month of Kislev and Zlateh the goat. The latter was filmed on location in Czechoslovakia
The three riddles : a Jewish folktale by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though a king's servants cannot solve his riddles, a wise and clever young woman can
Wonder Woman : Amazon princess by Nina Jaffe( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana, princess of the Amazons, has been given many special gifts by the gods. Now the threat of evil is spreading over Mortals' World, and the Amazons must send an ambassador to teach the ways of peace. A great contest will be held to choose this champion. Eager to prove herself, Diana enters the competition in disguise. But is she the fastest, the strongest, and the bravest? And will her mother, the queen, permit Diana to go to Mortals' World to fulfill her true destiny -- as Wonder Woman?
 
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The way meat loves salt : a Cinderella tale from the Jewish tradition
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자프, 니나

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The way meat loves salt : a Cinderella tale from the Jewish traditionIn the month of Kislev : a story for HanukkahThe cow of no color : riddle stories and justice tales from around the worldThe uninvited guest and other Jewish holiday talesI am Wonder WomanSing, little sack! : canta, saquito! : a folktale from Puerto RicoWhile standing on one foot : puzzle stories and wisdom tales from the Jewish traditionThe mysterious visitor : stories of the Prophet Elijah