By Emily Jenkins
Acclaimed writer Emily Jenkins (A Greyhound, a Groundhog) and Caldecott Award-winning artist Paul O. Zelinsky (Rapunzel) deliver the loved All-of-a-Kind family members to existence in a brand new layout. fanatics, in addition to these simply assembly the 5 women ("all of a kind," as their mom and dad say), will sign up for them again in 1912, at the decrease East aspect of NYC, and watch as arrangements for Hanukkah are made. whilst Gertie, the youngest, isn't allowed to assist arrange latkes, she throws a tantrum. Banished to the women' bed room, she will be able to nonetheless pay attention the sounds and odor the smells of a relations on the brink of have fun. yet then Papa comes domestic and she or he is authorized out--and given the easiest task of all: lighting fixtures the 1st candle at the menorah.
First released in 1951, Taylor's bankruptcy books became usual favorites, promoting over one million copies and touching generations of readers. during this time whilst immigrants frequently don't feel authorized, the All-of-a-Kind relations offers a heartwarming glimpse of a Jewish immigrant relations and their customs that's as relevant--and necessary--today as whilst it used to be first written. Jenkins and Zelinsky's fascinating praise to Taylor's sequence completely captures the heat and relatives values that made the unique titles classics.
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