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Zayda Was a Cowboy
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A colourful retelling of a fascinating yet little-known time of Jewish-American history

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Surprisingly, Zayda Was a Cowboy is June Levitt Nislick's first children's book. A writer for the newsletter of the Jewish Family & Children's Service of North Jersey for many years, she had never considered publishing a children's book until winning the Sydney Taylor prize for an unpublished manuscript. A mother and a grandmother, Nislick lives with her husband in Manhattan.

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"The true charm of the story is in listening to Zayda tell it ... Seldom does a written narrative so resemble human speech and just as seldom does narrative style establish character as well as this does."-Jewish Book World "The facts of cowboy work will fascinate kids, as will the seldom-told immigration story ... This will make a great read-aloud; the story will interest kids no matter what their religious background."-American Library Association Booklist "Though its characters are fictional, its Old World and New World adventures are historically accurate, often fascinating, sometimes humorous, and thoroughly empathetic ... an entertaining, rewarding read."-Ottawa Jewish Bulletin "Nislick"s historical fiction provides multicultural experiences that are good lessons for all ... Boys would enjoy the adventures of Zayda as a cowboy, and there are parts of this book that are laugh-out-loud funny."-Multicultural Review

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