The Story of Ruth

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

The popular biblical story of Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi is retold in this beautifully illustrated picture book. As Ruth chooses to remain with Naomi with the famous words “Your people shall be my people,” she becomes the first convert to Judaism and the future grandmother of King David. A powerful story of friendship and commitment for a young audience.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2005-08-01
BISACS JUV033000, JUV033020
Dewey 222'.3509505
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.875 x 10
Features Reviewed


AJL Newsletter

“This masterful rendition of the ancient story of Ruth and Naomi will help make it accessible to younger readers, and will be enjoyed by adults and children.”

National Jewish Post & Opinion

“This is a lovely book with a lovely story to tell.”

Author: Maxine Rose Schur

Illustrator: Gwen Connelly