Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 96 pages, 8.46 × 6.26 × 0.28 in
Published: June 1, 2009
Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1593695829
ISBN - 13: 9781593695828
About the Book
Rebecca is troubled when her teacher assigns her class to make Christmas decorations. Rebecca's family is Jewish and doesn't celebrate Christmas. Rebecca soon finds kindness in an unexpected place on the first night of Hanukkah. Full color.
From the Publisher
Rebecca is troubled when her teacher assigns her class to make Christmas decorations. Rebecca''s family is Jewish and doesn''t celebrate Christmas, but her teacher says Christmas is a national holiday, for all Americans to celebrate. Yet Rebecca knows she''s as American as anyone else, even without celebrating Christmas! She wants to please her teacher, but she''s sure her family will be upset. Then, on the first night of Hanukkah, Rebecca finds kindness in an unexpected place, and learns the real meaning of the holiday season. Includes an illustrated historical "Looking Back" essay.
About the Author
Jacqueline Greenbegan her career writing for children with several stories and poems before turning to longer fiction and nonfiction works. Jacqueline Dembar Greene is married and has two grown sons. She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts.