Bubbe's Belated Bat Mitzvah

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When Naomi convinces her 95-year-old great-grandmother that it’s not too late to become a Bat Mitzvah, all the cousins pitch in to help Bubbe celebrate her big day. While usually it’s the grandmother that teaches the child, in this story the tables are turned and Naomi realizes that she has something very special to teach her great-grandmother.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039020, JUV033020, JUV013030
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 9.75
Lexile 690
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews



“The chunky, stylized art is a good match for this pleasing story, which not only shows a lovely link between generations but also proves that you’re never to old to learn.” —Booklist

Publishers Weekly

“Pinson makes an assured authorial debut with a much-needed story about an increasingly common Jewish life cycle ritual.” —starred, Publishers Weekly

School Library Journal

“The straightforward, clean, and simple text portrays a warm and loving family and community. The folksy acrylic illustrations are friendly, rounded, and colorful . . . This book fills a gap we didn’t even know we had in a positive way.” — School Library Journal

Author: Isabel Pinson

Illustrator: Valeria Cis

Valeria Cis was born and raised in Argentina, where she still lives with her son, Facundo, daughter, Olivia and husband, Sebastian. Valeria studied fine art at the University of Humanities and Arts in Rosario, Argentina.