By Joan G. Robinson
Anna hasn’t a chum on the planet – until eventually she meets Marnie one of the sand dunes. yet Marnie isn’t all she seems...
Sent clear of her foster domestic one lengthy, sizzling summer time to a sleepy Norfolk village through the ocean, Anna goals her days away one of the sandhills and marshes.
She by no means anticipated to fulfill a chum like Marnie, anyone who doesn’t pass judgement on Anna for being traditional and not-even-trying. yet no quicker has Anna realized the loveliness of friendship than Marnie vanishes...
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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.