Publisher description for A boy of Old Prague / Sulamith Ish-Kishor ; illustrated by Ben Shahn.
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When a young serf is caught stealing, the lord of the manor sentences him to service in the Jewish ghetto, where he discovers unexpected kindness. This tale of tolerance, suitable for 9- to 12-year-olds, features distinctive illustrations by Ben Shahn. Its return to print after 25 years will be welcomed by teachers and other educators.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Toleration -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Jews -- Czech Republic -- Fiction.
Prague (Czech Republic) -- Fiction.