When Noa refuses to swap food from her lunch one day, her friends wonder why. She explains it’s because it’s Passover. For the rest of the week, she brings Passover foods to school to share with her friends to let them enjoy the holiday fun.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Category||SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
Jewish Book Council
“Children will understand that the flat crunchy bread with holes may be delicious, but the commitment of friends to accommodate and embrace each other’s differences is most important.” — Emily Schneider, Jewish Book Council
“But Gallegos’s peppy, animation-like illustrations feel true enough to school life, depicting an inclusive student body eager to learn—and to nosh.” — Publishers Weekly
Author: Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh
Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh regularly writes for National Geographic KIDS. Her many books include Hard Hat Cat, Kol Hakavod: Way to Go!, A Hoopoe says Oop!, Rah! Rah! Mujadara, Can You Hear a Coo, Coo? and Listen! Israel's All Around. She is also a lyricist for pop songs, advertisements and motion pictures. She lives in Burbank, California.
Illustrator: Lauren Gallegos
Lauren Gallegos has illustrated many children’s books since she earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Illustration from Cal State Fullerton. She continues to improve her craft and illustrate for young children. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and young daughter.