By Emily Jenkins
Acclaimed writer Emily Jenkins (A Greyhound, a Groundhog) and Caldecott Award-winning artist Paul O. Zelinsky (Rapunzel) deliver the liked All-of-a-Kind kinfolk to existence in a brand new layout. enthusiasts, besides 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 facet of NYC, and watch as arrangements for Hanukkah are made. while Gertie, the youngest, isn't allowed to aid arrange latkes, she throws a tantrum. Banished to the ladies' bed room, she will be able to nonetheless listen the sounds and odor the smells of a kin on the point of have fun. yet then Papa comes domestic and she or he is authorized out--and given the easiest activity of all: lighting fixtures the 1st candle at the menorah.
First released in 1951, Taylor's bankruptcy books became widely used favorites, promoting over one million copies and touching generations of readers. during this time whilst immigrants frequently don't feel authorised, the All-of-a-Kind relatives supplies a heartwarming glimpse of a Jewish immigrant relations and their customs that's as relevant--and necessary--today as while it was once 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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