Miriam in the Desert

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

As the Israelites, freed from slavery in Egypt, follow Moses through the desert, his sister Miriam comforts them through the wilderness.

Miriam’s grandson Bezalel draws pictures in the sand as he dreams of the future. When his great-uncle Moses clibs the mountain to receive God’s laws, Bezalel learms he is the chosen artist who will craft the Holy Ark.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76136-232-6
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Publication Date 2010-08-01
BISACS JUV033000, JUV033020
Dewey 222'.1209505
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139145
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Reviews

The Horn Book Guide

“Readers familiar with the Exodus story will appreciate this accessible and enjoyable interpretation illustrated with flowing desert-hued pictures.” —The Horn Book Guide

Illustrator: Natascia Ugliano

Natascia Ugliano received her diploma at the Fine Arts Academy of Brera, in Milan, Italy. She has illustrated many children's books including Abraham's Search for God, Sarah Laughs, and Benjamin and the Silver Goblet. She lives in Milan.

Author: Jacqueline Jules

Jacqueline Jules is an award-winning author and poet. Her many children's books include The Hardest Word (National Jewish Book Award finalist), Happy Hanukkah Lights, and Picnic at Camp Shalom. She lives in northern Virginia.