My Name Is Asher Lev

Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism
Chaim Potok
Age Group:
14 and up
Jewish Culture & Anti-Semitism

Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe. Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels even when it leads him to blasphemy. The book traces Asher’s passage between these two identities, the one consecrated to God, the other subject only to the imagination.

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I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage

Lee Bennett Hopkins (Compiler)

From the joyous to the poignant, poems by a group of diverse and award-winning poets are paired with images by celebrated illustrators from similar backgrounds to pay homage to what is both unique and universal about growing up in the United States.

I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage