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A Belfer Bar Mitzvah
Contributor(s): Hierstein, Judith (Illustrator), Pushker, Gloria (Author)

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ISBN: 1565540956     ISBN-13: 9781565540958
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
OUR PRICE: $14.44  

Binding Type: Hardcover
Published: September 1995
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Annotation: In this third book about her, Toby Belfer, a Jewish girl growing up in rural Louisiana, learns about the Bar Mitzvah ceremony through her older cousin Paul. Beginning with Toby's invitation to Paul's Bar Mitzvah and ending with the cutting of the challah and the traditional dance called the horah, the reader is led through the experience of this ancient ceremony.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 95009209
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Physical Information: 0.36" H x 8.85" W x 11.38" (0.81 lbs) 32 pages
- Religious Orientation - Jewish
Features: Ikids, Illustrated
Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1995 pg. 42 - Marginal, Seriously Flawed
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Contributor Bio(s): Hierstein, Judith: - A former elementary school teacher, Judith Hierstein now teaches high school graphic and media arts. She has illustrated several children's books for Pelican including the Toby Belfer Series and The American Revolution A to Z, Nathan's Hanukkah Bargain, Jim Limber Davis: A Black Orphan in the Confederate White House, and The Pilgrims' Thanksgiving from A to Z. She lives in Tuscon, Arizona.Pushker, Gloria: - Gloria Teles Pushker holds a M.A. in education with a concentration in children's literature from the University of New Orleans, and she is a member of the national Storytelling Association and the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education.
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