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Miriam's Cup

Miriam's Cup

by Fran Manushkin Illustrated by Bob Dacey

Miriam watched over her baby brother in the bulrushes, led the women in song when crossing the Red Sea, and kept the Israelites alive in the desert with water from her miraculous well. This beautifully illustrated, deeply spiritual book celebrates a beloved prophet and brings alive the magic of holidays and remembrance.

Praise for Miriam's Cup

"In a feminist variation on the many stories told about Passover, Miriam, Moses's older sister, is the heroine... Bright watercolor paintings lend drama to the story. The text is framed on a background resembling papyrus." — Library Journal

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.8
Lexile Measure
630L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Fran Manushkin Fran Manushkin is known for her Jewish holiday stories, which focus on the joy and warmth of family traditions.
Bob Dacey

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