by Reb Livingston (Goodreads Author)
— Lindsay Hill, author of Sea of Hooks [close]
by Martin David Hughes (Goodreads Author)
Set in frene…more
Set in frenetic and colorful Kathmandu, Jaya Nepal! takes readers into the world of a Peace Corps volunteer searching for atonement and a profoundly meaningful existence.
From Nepal’s Himalayas to the slums of Mumbai, this young person’s transition from youth to adulthood becomes the journey of a lifetime. Vivid, heartfelt, and compelling, it’s a novel for anyone who loves exploring other countries and cultures. [close]
by Caryn Yacowitz, David Slonim
A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:
"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel
A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...
Perhaps it's fatal."
Indeed, Bubbe's first bite leads to an insatiable taste for oil, latkes, applesauce, gelt--even menorahs! But as the family tries to distract her from her gluttony, the items she devours grow ever larger. Will they be able to reconnect with her and bring her home for the last night of Chanukah--or will her feasting in fact be fatal?
Beyond the joy of a Jewish take on this most American of folk songs, the illustrations here offer hilarious parodies of great works of art by da Vinci, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hopper, Rockwell, Matisse, Picasso, and other masters--adding a whole new layer of humor and culture to the familiar tune. You'll love this old lady, and want to visit her every Chanukah for years to come. [close]
― E.B. White
― Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth
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