|Winner—"Best Book of the Year" Publishers Weekly !||"Best Book of the Year" by American Library Association's Booklist ! as well as "Top Pick, Youth Religion Books"!|
“Lively dialogue and occasionally modern-phrasing give these new midrashim an informal tone … light and engaging.”
“Sasso once again demonstrates her ability to bring tough issues—this time feminism—into children’s frames of reference.”
“Fascinating.... The illustrations for this intriguing collection of stories are dramatic and colorful and will appeal to all ages.”
—Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter
“Well-written, literate, comprehensible, and interesting … set off beautifully by flowing illustrations.
“Sasso tells good stories … these will have even more value for the discussions they generate. Evocative paintings are beautiful additions.”
—★ American Library Association’s Booklist starred review