By Eric Walters
Whilst Nick and Kia are invited to former Toronto Raptor Jerome "Junk backyard Dog" Williams' basketball camp in Washington, DC, they fast detect that this can be no usual summer season hoop camp. this can be a basketball boot camp that makes a speciality of self-discipline and tough paintings. Jerome and Johnnie's father, "Sergeant Push-up" to the campers, is the no-nonsense camp director. while scrimmages start, Nick and Kia fall sufferer to the antics in their teammate Jamal, a skilled yet bothered participant who attempts to win video games on his personal. basically after a few difficult lessons-and a few difficult losses-do the 3 teenagers examine that it takes everybody at the group to complete genuine good fortune.
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II. Title. M55155Eig 2010 [E]—dc22 2009019574 Book design by Molly Baker and Amelia Anderson. Typeset in Esta and Silent Movie. The illustrations in this book were rendered in pencil and pastels.
Traditional Jewish homes may keep a tzedakah box for collecting coins. During Hanukkah, since children usually receive gifts, some families perform tzedakah to teach that giving is as important as receiving. Hebrew letter number In Jewish lore, each is assigned a . The word chai meaning “life” or “good luck,” has a value of 18; any multiple of 18 is commonly considered a lucky number. To my aunts and uncles, Selma and Herman Krauss and Edna and Albert Rettig: May your candles burn bright! —L. K.
L. K. M. For Dr. Désiré Amsellem. who was a very dear friend. And many thanks to The Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris. —E. S. Text © 2010 by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrations © 2010 by Elisabeth Schlossberg. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Melmed, Laura Krauss. Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Elisabeth Schlossberg.