Modern Classics on Tape - The Girls in the Velvet Frame

 
9780007141159: Modern Classics on Tape - The Girls in the Velvet Frame

Five sisters in Jerusalem, 1913, try to find their lost brother in New York with the help of a photograph.

1913: Sarah Bernstein and her five daughters live in Jerusalem. The girls’ brother Isaac has left for New York, and the family haven’t heard from him in more than a year. When Sarah’s birthday approaches, the five girls club together with their wicked, whimsical Aunt Mimi and have their photograph taken. Little do they realise that, against all odds, their photograph will help them track down their brother and re-unite the family.

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“This warm book with its lively characters is not only a delicious story, it is also a tour de force”
Children’s Books of the Year 1978

“Full of warmth and affection… the characterization is deft, sharp and realistic”
The Horn Book Magazine

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'Five sisters in Jerusalem, 1913, try to find their lost brother in New York with the help of a photograph'

Jerusalem, 1913. The long, hot summer drags on for the Bernstein sisters – Rifka, Chava, Naomi, Dvora and Shoshanna. Their brother Isaac has been in New York for almost a year, and still the family has heard nothing from him. So when their frivolous aunt Mimi suggests that the girls have a photograph taken for their mother's birthday, they come up with a plan. Can they use the photograph to find Isaac? Will the family ever be reunited?

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