Noah's Wife: The Story of Naamah

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Jewish Lights Publishing, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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When God tells Noah to bring the animals of the world onto the ark, God also calls on Naamah, Noah's wife, to save each plant on Earth.

Entrusted with this task, Naamah sets off to every corner of the world, discovering a fabulous array of growing things, and gathering seeds, bulbs, cuttings, spores, and roots. She fills a room on the ark with every type of plant -- from amaryllis, soybeans, and wheat to lilies, moss, and even dandelions. Then, after forty long days and nights on the ark, the most important part of Naamah's work begins.

In this new story, based on an ancient text, Naamah's wisdom and love for the natural harmony of the earth inspires us to use our own courage, creativity, and faith to carry out Naamah's work today.

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I love this story and it had great art work. Read full review

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User Review  - Bunnyjadwiga - Goodreads

What a great story for Tu B'shevat or any time when you want to talk about saving the earth, especially trees and plants! Nice pictures, nice story, and a great counterpoint for the Noah animals-in ... Read full review

About the author (2002)

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, award-winning author of inspiring books for children of all faiths and backgrounds, is a parent, spiritual leader, and storyteller. The second woman to be ordained as a rabbi (1974) and the first rabbi to become a mother, she and her husband Dennis were the first rabbinical couple to jointly lead a congregationBeth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis. They have two children, David and Debora. Sasso, who holds a doctorate in ministry, is active in the interfaith community, and has written and lectured on the renewal of spirituality, women and religion, and the discovery of the religious imagination in children of all faiths. She is the author of Gods Paintbrush, In Gods Name, Cain and Abel: Finding the Fruits of Peace (all Jewish Lights) and many other books.

Pegi Deitz Shea is the author of many books for young readers, such as "Liberty Rising: The Story of the Statue of Liberty," She lives in Connecticut.
Bethanne Andersen has illustrated several acclaimed books for children, including "Seven Brave Women," She lives in Boise, Idaho.

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