Engineer Ari and the Passover Rush

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

Engineer Ari rushes to complete his final train ride to Jerusalem before Passover begins, but will he run out of time before getting the items he needs for his seder plate?

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books, Social Studies
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-01-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV017120, JUV033020, JUV041050
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.375 x 8.875
Lexile 590
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author: Deborah Bodin Cohen

Deborah Bodin Cohen was ordained at Hebrew Union College - Jewish institute of Religion. She is the author of many children's books including the Engineer Ari series, The Seventh Day, Papa Jethro, and Nachshon Who Was Afraid to Swim. Her books have received numerous honors, including a National Jewish Book award, Sydney Taylor honor designations and the Sugarman prize. She lives in Rockville, MD, with her husband David and three children.

Illustrator: Shahar Kober


Jewish Book World

“The appeal of the Engineer Ari series continues to be its consistent and charming simplicity, which fo­cuses not only on a well known Jewish holiday tradition (e.g. the seder plate), but on a sense of both history and community as well. An appealing addition to the holiday bookshelf.” — Jewish Book World

Booklist Online

“this makes a good addition to the holiday shelf, especially for Israeli history buffs” — Booklist Online

Kirkus Reviews

“Nostalgia, companionship and cooperation are emphasized in the simple text and winsome retro-style illustrations. Children and adults will be charmed by the latest in this amiable series.” — Kirkus Reviews