By Megan McDonald
Will Judy’s fortunate penny lead her to the nation’s capital — or to third-grade C-A-L-A-M-I-T-Y? And what do her spelling-bee nemesis and a potbellied pig need to do with it?
The fortunate penny in Judy Moody’s pocket yes does appear to be operating. She can’t cease profitable — at bowling, spelling, the unbeatable Prize Claw, every thing! needless to say and absolute confident, she’ll experience that wave of excellent fortune the entire option to Washington, D.C. be careful, District of Cool, right here comes Judy Moody, the luckiest child ever, until eventually . . . oh, no! Her fortunate penny simply did a abdominal flop right into a porcelain bowl of yucky, blucky UNluck. Has the coin’s magic long gone kerflooey?Are a few humans, like Jessica Finch or Stink, destined to have the entire good fortune, whereas she, Judy Moody, will get caught with a backyard jam-packed with three-not-four leaf clovers, a squealing potbellied pig in an elevator, and a squashed penny with cooties? ROAR!
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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.