By Jennifer A. Nielson
If you happen to love the chance and sword-fighting of MERLIN, you'll like this! In a discontent country, civil battle is brewing. To unify the divided humans, Conner, a nobleman of the courtroom, devises a crafty plan to discover an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and set up him as a puppet prince. 4 orphans are recruited to compete for the function, together with a defiant boy named Sage. Sage is familiar with that Conner's causes are greater than questionable, but his existence balances on a sword's element - he needs to be selected to play the prince or he'll definitely be killed. As Sage's trip maintains, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit spread, till eventually a fact is printed that proves extra harmful than the entire lies positioned together.
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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.