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Yitzi and the Giant Menorah by Richard Ungar - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781770498129
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Published: Tundra Books - September 6th, 2016

A beautiful telling of how the people of Chelm received a special gift on the eve of Hanukkah from the mayor. But how to thank him? Some misadventures create a sweet story of the true meaning of the season and community. This will become a seasonal classic. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

A Prayer for World Peace

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ISBN: 9789888240494
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Published: mineditionUS - November 1st, 2015

Essential reading for all citizens of Earth! Words and pictures combine perfectly to express a beautiful and powerful message to each of us to care for and take responsibility for the living entities of our precious planet. All ages. ~ Reviewed by Patti Vunk

Simon and the Bear

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By Eric A. Kimmel, Matthew Trueman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781423143550
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

As Simon sets sail for a new life in America his mother packs an extra gift, a small menorah, and reminds him to always celebrate the miracles of Hanukkah. Stunning illustrations illuminate this beautiful tale of courage, faith and the power of miracles! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin

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ISBN: 9781937786281
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Published: Wisdom Tales - December 1st, 2014

This charming Hanukkah story reminds us that small miracles do happen for those who are unselfishly open to receive them. ~ Reviewed by Patti Vunk

Wonder Light: Unicorns of the Mist

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ISBN: 9781402298981
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - April 1st, 2014

Twig is sent to a pony ranch for troubled girls. It is housed on an island that looks and feels haunted. Her first day has Twig seeing an otherworldly bird and what she assumes is a ghost boy! Little does Twig know how real the boy is or the amazing and unusual people, places and friends she will soon encounter when she learns that the island not only has the horses the girls take care of, but unicorns as well. Russell combines the seemingly magical and realistic with a spiritualism that allows the reader to enter a very enchanting world. Ages 9 to 13. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Birds of Bethlehem

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By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399257803
Availability: Backordered
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 30th, 2012

The telling of how the “spectacular event” occurs, through the eyes of multi-colored birds, is a beautiful and simple rendition of the Christmas Story. The signature artist style of dePaola is the perfect addition to his soft text. The perfect gift to give to others or yourself. A must read for the holiday season.~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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