Jewish Values: Harpist of Granada, The

Publisher: 
Publication Year: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
53 p.
Note: 
A handsomely illustrated story set in 1014 about the experiences of a orphaned Jewish boy who flees persecution in Cordoba. In Granada, he is taught to play the harp. The melody he is playing is heard by Rabbi Shmuel Hanagid, who takes him to the palace of the king where his playing comforts the king and averts any animosity that the king may have had toward Jews. Originally published in The Golden Shoes and Other Stories.
ISBN: 
978-1-59826-473-9
Book ID: 
1468
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No