By Gary Paulsen
"We wish you to do it again."
These phrases, spoken to Brian Robeson, will switch his existence. years previous, Brian was once stranded by myself within the desert for fifty four days with not anything yet a small hatchet. but he survived.
Now the govt. desires him to return into the desert in order that astronauts and the army can study the survival ideas that saved Brian alive. quickly the venture backfires, notwithstanding, leaving Brian with a wounded companion and an extended river to navigate. His in simple terms desire is to construct a raft and check out to move the injured guy 100 miles downstream to a buying and selling post--if the map he has is accurate.
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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.