Spring 2019

Seymour, the Formerly Fearful

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Seymour Goldfarb has a big problem. He’s afraid of everything! He dreads roller coasters and the beach. He refuses to go to Camp Sportahama. He won’t even learn to ride a bike.

Quick thinking helps Seymour hide his fears from the world. But things change the summer his cousin Pessach comes to visit from Israel. Big, confident Pessach is strong and fearless. His idea of a good time is parachuting out of a plane, which he did as an Israeli paratrooper. And he demands that Seymour show him how Americans have fun! How will Seymour ever survive the summer?

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ™
Language English
Number of Pages 184
Publication Date 2019-04-01
BISACS JUV039090, JUV033020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 730
Features Author/Illustrator biography

Author: Eve B. Feldman

Eve Feldman grew up on Long Island, and attended Sarah Lawrence College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has taught elementary school, remedial reading and English as a foreign language in the United States and abroad. When not busy writing, reading and laughing, Eve enjoys visiting schools and sharing her contagious enthusiasm for reading and writing.

Illustrator: Parwinder Singh

Parwinder Singh was born and raised in Jamshedpur, India. Drawing has been Parwinder’s hobby and passion since childhood. He spent the early years of his career in classical 2D animation and now loves to work digitally.