The Yankee at the Seder (Hardcover)

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Elka Weber
Adam Gustavson
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The war is over, and everyone is saying the South lost. Ten-year-old Jacob would give anything to show those Yankees that not all Confederates are ready to surrender. He gets his chance when he sees a real, live Yankee soldier walking down his street, on leave for Passover. But before Jacob can think of a way to be brave, the Yankee asks him for a piece of his matzoh. This true story about a Jewish Yankee soldier joining a Southern familyÕs Passover meal shows how common values can overcome even the most divisive differences. Gathered around the seder table, the group discusses what it means to be free--a subject as relevant today as it was during the War between the States and during the Exodus.

Product details
Publisher : Tricycle Press (March 10, 2009)
Language: : English
Hardcover : 40 pages
ISBN-10 : 1582462569
ISBN-13 : 978-1582462561
Reading age : 3 - 7 years
Lexile measure : 850L
Grade level : Preschool - 2
Item Weight : 1.2 pounds
Dimensions : 9.9 x 0.42 x 10.85 inches