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A Belfer Bar Mitzvah
Contributor(s): Pushker, Gloria Teles, Hierstein, Judy (Illustrator), Hierstein, Judy

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ISBN: 1565540956     ISBN-13: 9781565540958
Publisher: Pelican Pub Co Inc
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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
Library of Congress Subjects:
Bar mitzvah; Fiction.
Jews; United States; Fiction.
Cousins; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Religious | Jewish
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 95009209
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 11.50" H x 9.00" W x 0.50" (0.85 lbs)
 
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Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 1996)
The reader is invited to go with Toby Belfer to her cousin's bar mitzvah. The treatment of this significant event is superficial, though some minimal information is conveyed. Unattractive illustrations feature cartoonlike figures who all look alike, and the plot line is nonexistent. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews
 
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