By Gordon Korman
The 6th installment within the Swindle sequence, within which the fellow With The Plan will get a brand new rival . . . and the quest for a lacking lottery price tag turns into a hunt of epic proportions.
JACKPOT: the head prize in a video game or lottery; a sensational and unforeseen luck, stroke of success, providence, bounty, pay day . . .
What may you do with $30,000,000? That's the query each person in Cedarville and each city close to it truly is asking, simply because straight away there's an unclaimed lottery price tag worthy that a lot — and the money will visit whomever reveals it first.
Griffin Bing, the guy With The Plan, desires to be the fortunate winner. yet he's obtained pageant. Darren Vader, Griffin's number-one enemy, will cease at not anything to discover it. And a brand new child on the town, Victor Phoenix, can also be in at the massive hunt. He's bought a bonus that Griffin might have by no means guessed: Griffin's personal pals are supporting Victor out. yet why?
Griffin's going to wish loads of aid — from a rowdy Doberman, a very unusual invention, and a truly random set of wheels — to hit this jackpot and win his buddies again.
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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.