“This charming book offers parents and teachers an opportunity to teach school age children Jewish history and can be a launch-point for a number of discussions. . . .The brief history of the “real man” found on the last page offers further insight into our changed world.” – Judy O’Neill for COLONYGRAM of the Oregon Writers Colony, 2010.
“This title makes a lively addition to other stories of Yiddish immigration.” --Hazel Rochman for BOOKLIST
PJ Library and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation has selected and sent Zishe the Strongman three years in a row to be distributed nationally to Jewish children. In addition, Zishe has been included in the line-up for the new PJ Library program in Mexico