Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim

byBarbara J. Ostfeld

Paperback | March 27, 2019

Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim by Barbara J. Ostfeld
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In Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi Prim, the world meets an insightful, opinionated eight-year-old who’s already taken a few steps toward becoming a pioneer—but also a shadow of her quirky self. Although she’s corroded—sometimes literally—by a toxic but familiar social atmosphere, her love of singing propels her to become the first ordained woman cantor in 3,000 years of Jewish history. A family crisis exposes old and enduring wounds, but she begins to rescue herself—by diligently going to therapy—and embarks on an imperfect but perpetual metamorphosis, becoming the well-coiffed heroine of her own story. Barbara Ostfeld shows us that we are all brave pioneers—at becoming our true selves.

Barbara Ostfeld didn't become obsessed by singing until she was two. Though she didn't learn to ride a bike until she was twelve and never did learn to climb to the top of the rope in gym, at seventeen she innocently cracked through a stained glass ceiling and was admitted to Hebrew Union College's School of Sacred Music. At age twenty...
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Title:Catbird: The Ballad of Barbi PrimFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:358 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:358 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inPublished:March 27, 2019Publisher:Barbara J. OstfeldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0998032611

ISBN - 13:9780998032610

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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