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Measuring a Year: A Rosh Hashanah Story


Regular price $17.00

Elovitz Marshall, Linda & Gonzalez Hoang, Zara

Hardcover with dust jacket, 32 pages

From award-winning author Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrator Zara González Hoang comes Measuring a Year, an engaging picture book about celebrating Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mark the beginning of the Jewish New Year. They offer a chance to think about the present and the past, to "measure" a year and ourselves. This sweet and thoughtful picture book, perfect for reading aloud, invites young readers and their families to take stock of the happy times and the occasional regrets, as well as the new friends made and new skills gained over the year. Happy New Year! Shana Tova! "The watercolor, colored pencil, and digital artwork portrays a diverse cast of children experiencing a variety of memorable moments throughout the year . . . [a] sweet, accessible book.

" --School Library Journal Includes an author's note featuring additional context about Rosh Hashanah and its customs