The Littlest Mountain

by Barbara Rosenstock

Other authorsMelanie W. Hall
Book, 2011

Barcode

123461762

Call number

E 001 ROS

Collection

Publication

Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Pub., 2011.

Description

God realizes that the people of the world need rules to live by, and decides to speak to them from a mountaintop. Beautiful Mount Carmel, tall Mount Hermon, and majestic Mount Tabor all vie for the honor of being chosen. But little Mount Sinai is silent. Which mountain will God select?

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God determines that the world needs rules, and He decides to “speak” from a mountain. But which mountain should it be? Mount Carmel is beautiful, Mount Hermon has three peaks, Mount Tabor is majestic, and Mount Gilboa has flower-filled meadows. According to the Midrash Rabbah (Bereshit 99:1),
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God chooses “little” Mount Sinai because its unassuming and humble bearing is deemed the perfect spot. Hall’s vibrant color illustrations give each mountain a distinct “personality.”
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ISBN

0761344950 / 9780761344957

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