By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, Laura Park
Jamie Grimm is a center schooler on a project: he desires to turn into the world's maximum standup comedian--even if he doesn't have much to snort approximately nowadays. He's new on the town and fixed residing along with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son Stevie, a bully who doesn't enable Jamie's wheelchair cease him from messing with Jamie up to attainable. yet Jamie doesn't allow his scenario get him down. while his Uncle Frankie mentions a competition referred to as The Planet's Funniest child comedian, Jamie is aware he has to go into. yet are the judges purely lucrative him out of pity as a result of his wheelchair, like Stevie indicates? Will Jamie ever percentage the key of his stricken previous rather than hiding in the back of his comedy act?Following the bestselling good fortune of the hilarious center tuition, The Worst Years of My existence, James Patterson maintains to dish out the funnies in one other highly-illustrated, heartfelt heart university tale. (Includes greater than one hundred seventy five black-and-white illustrations.)
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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.