The Wooden Sword

9780807592014-512x640 (1).jpgThe Wooden Sword by Ann Redisch Stampler, illustrated by Carol Liddiment (Albert Whitman & Company, 2012). Disguised in servant’s clothes, an Afghani shah slips out of his palace to learn more about his people. When he encounters a poor Jewish shoemaker faithful that everything will turn out just as it should, the shah grows curious. Vowing that no harm will befall the poor man, he decides to test that faith. (Grades K-5).

Award Status: Honorable Mention, 2013

Author: Ann Redisch Stampler

Illustrator: Carol Liddiment

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