Aaron's Bar Mitzvah

by Sylvia A. Rouss

Book review

Sarah Leah Jacobs is very upset with her older
brother, Aaron. He doesn't have time to read a story with her, play a board
game, even throw a ball back and forth. Aaron is so busy studying for his
upcoming Bar Mitzvah, it's as if Sarah doesn't even exist.

Hmpf! Sarah will show him! First, she hangs a
birdhouse near Aaron's bedroom window to attract a noisy woodpecker. Then, she
encourages Mazel, the neighbor's puppy, to run off with her brother's ball and
hide it far, far away. And that is only the beginning . . .

In this second volume in the delightfully humorous
Growing Up Jewish With Sarah Leah Jacobs series, Sarah eventually comes
to realize that although her brother is quickly becoming a young man, she will
always be his little sister and hold a very special place in his


Sylvia Rouss is the acclaimed author of
twenty-two books, including The Littlest Pair, winner of the 2002
National Jewish Book Award, and Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel,
winner of the 2002 Sydney Taylor Honor Award for Younger Readers. Even with her
success as a writer, Sylvia continues to teach at a Jewish preschool in Los
Angeles. Her students, she says, are a never-ending source of inspiration. She
also conducts seminars for teachers and does readings at book fairs and
festivals throughout the country and in Israel. But of all the things in her
life, Sylvia is most proud of her three wonderful

Liz Goulet Dubois received her B.F.A. in illustration
from the Rhode Island School of Design, and has been illustrating and designing
products for children ever since. Her artwork has appeared on everything from
plush toys and figurines to greeting cards and picture books. She lives in
Scituate, Rhode Island, with her husband, Eric, three lovely daughters, and two
lazy cats!

PublisherJonathan David Publishers
Release date 01.09.2003
Pages count24
File size3.5 Mb
eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
Book rating5 (2 votes)

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