It's Challah Time!

20th Anniversary Edition

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

In this 20th anniversary edition of Kar-Ben’s best-seller with all new photos, a diverse preschool class works together to make challah for Shabbat in this photo-driven book. They combine yeast, water, flour and salt into dough that is braided into perfect challah loaves. The children enjoy tasting their creation, and learn that making challah is a special ritual of Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JNF049110, JNF014000, JNF026090
Dewey 641.5/67641
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 560
Features Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, and Reviewed


AJL Newsletter

“The stunning photos are different from those in the original edition published in 2002, for they portray children who come from diverse backgrounds.” — Anne Dublin, retired librarian of Holy Blossom Temple; author of A Cage Without Bars (Second Story Press, 2018), Toronto, AJL

San Diego Jewish World

“Included is a recipe and the Shabbat blessings, making this the perfect story to share with children every Friday evening.” — Marcia Berneger, San Diego Jewish World