Sadie, Ori, and Nuggles Go to Camp

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 1
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

For the first time, Sadie’s little brother Ori will be joining her at sleep-away camp. He’s very excited, but he wants to bring Nuggles, his favorite “stuffy,” and is worried that his bunkmates will make fun of him. Is he ever in for a surprise! The fifth book in Kar-Ben’s popular “Sadie and Ori” series by best-selling author Jamie Korngold (God in the Wilderness, Doubleday), often quoted in the media as a voice of liberal Judaism.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV032170, JUV033020, JUV013070
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.375 x 8.875
Lexile 570
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Author: Jamie Korngold

Rabbi Jamie S. Korngold received ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is the founder and spiritual leader of the Adventure Rabbi Program. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her two daughters, Sadie and Ori.

Illustrator: Julie Fortenberry

Julie Fortenberry is an abstract painter and a children's book illustrator. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Hunter College in New York, and lives in Philadelphia.


Jewish Book World

“This short picture book portrays a realistic look at a natural concern. It is amusingly told and accompanied by colorful, whimsical illustrations which make camp look like lots of fun.” — Jewish Book World

AJL Newsletter

“this quiet story is recommended for its warmth, its understanding of human nature, and for its inviting delivery of Jewish camp for the very young about to sleep away for the very first time.” — AJL Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

" . . . this should serve most new and first-time campers well in providing a positive response to the anxiety that inevitably accompanies excitement at leaving home." — Kirkus Reviews