Rosh Hashanah with Uncle Max

  • Interest Level: Preschool
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Uncle Max is coming to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the birthday of the world, with the people he loves. They watch the sun go down, eat their holiday meal, dip challah and apples into honey for a sweet year, and listen to the sound of the shofar.

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Interest Level Preschool
Reading Level Grade 1
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV017090, JUV013030, JUV019000
Dewey 296.4/35
Dimensions 6.5 x 6.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Author, Illustrator: Varda Livney

Varda Livney grew up in the United States and now lives with her family on Kibbutz Gezer, between the baseball field and the dairy barn. She can hear the crack of the bat and smell the cows while she draws. She has illustrated 10 children’s books, including one she also authored.


AJL Newsletter

“Uncle Max has clearly done his job, infusing his family’s Rosh Hashanah holiday with joy and delight.” — Ellen Drucker-Albert, Co-editor, Children’s and Teen Literature, AJL News and Reviews; Manager, Adult & Information Services, Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

School Library Journal

“… this is a wonderful way to introduce youngest readers to the holiday.” — Rachel Kamin, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, Highland Park, IL, School Library Journal