Miriam - a song by King Diamond
A Little Girl Named Miriam (Dina Rosenfeld) - Clever and brave, little Miriam is a true heroine. When King Pharoh doesn t want there to be any Jewish baby boys, Miriam watches her own baby brother and finds a way to keep him at home. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Dancing Miriam (Lisa Diamond) - This is a children's book about how Moses parted the Red Sea and his sister, Miriam, led all the women in a dance. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First Woman Governor of Texas (Dr. Judy Alter) - Miriam Ferguson was a quiet, private person who preferred to stay home in her big house in Temple, Texas, and take care of her husband, raise her two daughters, and tend to her flower garden. But in 1923 she was elected governor of Texas, the first woman governor elected in the United States. Her husband, Jim Ferguson, served two terms as governor, but during his second term he was impeached, which meant he could not run again for public office. So Miriam agreed to run to clear his name and restore the family's honor. She served two terms as governor: from 1925 to 1927 and from 1933 to 1935. She and her husband became known as "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson. Her campaign slogan was, "Two Governors for the Price of One." Recommended for ages 9-12.
Miriam (Beatrice Gormley) - Though brief biographies of biblical characters abound, young readers are rarely provided with fully realized portraits of key religious figures. Gormley's innovative work of historical fiction offers an accessible look at the life of Miriam, Moses' older sister. The author weaves the contemporary political and geographical setting into her story and explains the tension between the Egyptians and the Hebrews during the reign of Ramses the Great. In this entertaining expansion of biblical events, Gormley describes Miriam's feisty spirit and resourceful, respectful ways. The heroine's emotions are nearly palpable when she saves her baby brother's life by sending him sailing among the rushes and into the arms of Pharaoh's daughter, Princess Bint-Anath. Gormley's novel not only imparts many interesting details but may well send children back to the original Bible passages that were its inspiration. Recommended for ages 9-14.
Miriam in the Desert (Jacqueline Jules) - Miriam, Moses’ sister, is one of the better-known female characters of the Old Testament. Jules takes what is known and extrapolates a story of the Israelites in the desert, rooted in Miriam’s relationship with her grandson, Bezalel. As the people complain about thirst and hunger and fatigue, Miriam comforts them, plays her tambourine, and reminds them that “God is protecting us.” At every chance, Bezalel draws pictures in the sand, and while Moses is up on Mount Sinai, Miriam tells the young artist that he will build an ark to house the stone tablets with the Ten Commandments. Ugliano’s chalky, richly hued desert scenes are populated by flowing figures, with the stately Miriam and fresh-faced Bezalel ever confident in the power of their faith. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Miriam's Tambourine: Jewish Folktales from Around the World (Howard Schwartz) - Most of the themes in this collection are universal: wisdom, foolishness, resourcefulness, love, and courage. The magicians and princesses are familiar, even when a holy rabbi cuts an odd figure as a hero. What gives these tales a characteristically Jewish shape is the moral dimension of their informing faith. Not luck but divine guidance assures the success of the underdog: poverty and persecution are overcome by asserting the ultimate purpose of life. Recommended for all ages.
Miriams Cup A Passover Story (Fran Manushkin) - Before the seder begins, Miriam Pinsky's mother tells her children the story of Passover and of Miriam's namesake. Looking back to when the Jews were slaves in Egypt, she talks about six-year-old Miriam's foretelling the birth of her brother Moses, "who will set our people free," and about the plagues and the Israelites' escape, about Miriam's leading her people in song to celebrate freedom, and about the well of clear spring water that God created in Miriam's honor. After the story ends, Miriam is given a crystal goblet to be filled with water during the seder to celebrate the prophet. Recommended for ages 4-8.
The Big Sister's Secret (Mackenzie Carine) - Miriam and her family lived in the land of Egypt, where they were slaves. The birth of her baby brother, Moses, put them in danger. But they loved and served God and knew that he was watching over them. Find out how Miriam and her people escaped from Egypt and began another exciting adventure. You can read about Miriam and Moses in the book of Exodus. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Famous People Named Miriam - Miriam (sister of Moses); Miriam Hopkins (actress); Miriam Spickler (aka Mimi Rogers/actress); Miriam (Mexican transgender and entertainer); Miriam Ben-Porat (Israeli judge and state comptroller); Miriam Flynn (actress); Miriam Leslie (author, woman suffrage advocate, and philanthropist); Miriam McDonald (actress); Miriam Margolyes (British actress); Miriam Shaviv (literary editor of the Jerusalem Post); Miriam Stockley (English singer); Miriam Toews (Canadian author); Miriam Yalan-Shteklis (Israeli writer and poet); Miriam Yeung (Hong Kong singer-actress)
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