Menorah Under the Sea
December is summer in Antarctica, and the warmer temperatures and constant daylight make it the best time for scientists to work. Diving for sea urchins at the bottom of the frigid sea, marine biologist David Ginsburg wonders, “How can I celebrate Hanukkah when there is no nightfall? Can I light a menorah while the sun is still shining?” Take a trip to McMurdo Research Station and join his most unusual holiday celebration.
|Kindergarten - Grade 3
|Lerner Publishing Group
|Kar-Ben Publishing ®
|Number of Pages
|9.125 x 8.125
|ATOS Reading Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
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|Author/Illustrator biography, Author/Illustrator note, Awards, and Reviewed
Author: Esther Susan Heller
Esther Susan Heller is the director of The Jewish Writing Institute; which offers creative writing courses online. She has an MA in Social Work from Columbia University and a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. She lives in Tsfat, Israel with her husband and eight children.
- Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices
- Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable