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Amy-Jill Levine

Amy-Jill Levine

  • 5 stars across 6 books
Amy-Jill Levine, the author of numerous acclaimed books, is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science. The Marvelous Mustard Seed and Who Counts?, her first two children's books cowritten with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, were named Junior Library Guild Selections.

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is the Director of Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Initiative at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) Arts and Humanities Institute, as well as Rabbi Emerita of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck. Her many children's books include the classic God's Paintbrush, The Marvelous Mustard Seed, and Who Counts?, cowritten with Amy-Jill Levine and named Junior Library Guild selections. For more information, visit

Denise Turu has created illustrations for many picture books, graphic novels, and magazines and has exhibited her artwork around the world. For more information, visit
22nd January 2019

Who Is My Neighbor?

Blues and Yellows just don't mix, and that's how it's always been. No one remembers why. But then comes the day Midnig... MoreWho Is My Neighbor?

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20th May 2017

Who Counts?: 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons

“One sheep makes a difference. Without her something is missing. Now my flock is complete.”Oh, no! The man is missing hi... MoreWho Counts?: 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons

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4th August 2020

A Very Big Problem

In the beginning, God's garden is beautiful and peaceful, but it doesn't stay that way. Everyone has something to say!... MoreA Very Big Problem

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The Good for Nothing Tree

A tiny fig tree needs time to grow. But how much time? All four seasons go by . . . and there are no figs. The seasons p... MoreThe Good for Nothing Tree

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