Even Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah Story by Eric A. KimmelEven Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah Story by Eric A. Kimmel

Even Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah Story

byEric A. KimmelIllustratorJill Weber

Picture Books | June 1, 2010

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Every year, just before Rosh Hashanah, the rabbi of Nemirov disappears. The villagers are certain their rabbi flies up to heaven to speak with God before the fate of every soul is decided for the coming year. But a skeptical Litvak scoffs at the villagers, claiming miracles cannot happen, and secretly follows the rabbi early one morning. What he witnesses--an enormous act of human compassion--changes his heart. Readers will be taken to a higher place in this celebration of the power of miracles.
Eric A. Kimmel is a celebrated children's author andmaster storyteller. His books have won National JewishBook Awards, and he has been given the Sydney TaylorLifetime Achievement Award. He lives in Oregon. Jill Weber is a children's book illustrator, book designer, and college art teacher. Her work has been praised for its "childlike ...
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Title:Even Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah StoryFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 9.75 × 0.13 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422984

ISBN - 13:9780823422982

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"Steeped in Yiddish idiom, the story sends an unforgettable message: the skeptic changes and sees that ordinary kindness is enough to save the world."