This book uses photographs, graphics and a clear, accessible font to provide a simple explanation of the holiday geared to those with minimal or no background. Laws, customs and traditions are described and important words are highlighted and defined at the back of the book. A note is included informing the reader that links to further information about the holiday can be found on the publisher’s website. Recommended for ages 6 – 9.
Michal Hoschander Malen is the editor of Jewish Book Council’s young adult and children’s book reviews. She has lectured on a variety of topics relating to children and books and her greatest joy is reading to her grandchildren on both sides of the ocean. Michal lives in Great Neck, NY and Efrat, Israel.