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The popular biblical story of Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi is retold in this beautifully illustrated picture book. As Ruth chooses to remain with Naomi with the famous words Your people shall be my people, she becomes the first convert to Judaism and the future grandmother of King David. A powerful story of friendship and commitment for a young audience.
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About the Author
Maxine Rose Schur is a critically acclaimed author of books for young people. Her works include Sacred Shadows, The Circlemaker, and The Peddler’s Gift. Schur has won the Sydney Taylor award twice, Parent’s Choice Honors, and the Sugarman Family Award. Her books have been named to the Smithsonian Best Books of the Century and the International Reading Association’s Notable Books for a Global Society. She speaks and teaches on children’s book writing nationwide. Further information is available at www.maxineroseschur.com.