Fall 2024

A Mitzvah for George Washington

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Bella’s father has an important role to play when President George Washington comes to visit the Jewish community of Newport, Rhode Island.

But Bella has her own job to do—coming up with a way for the Jewish children of Newport to show the president how much they appreciate the support he’s given them. Young voices count in this story based on true events.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2024
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2024-10-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV016120, JUV033020, JUV039220
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 8 x 10
Features Original artwork

Author: Rachelle Burk

Rachelle Burk writes fiction and nonfiction books for children. She also entertains kids as Mother Goof Storyteller and Tickles the Clown. Rachelle is a retired social worker who enjoys traveling and making mosaic art. Visit rachelleburk.com.

Illustrator: Chiara Fedele

Chiara Fedele was born in Milan, where she attended the Brera Academy. Her illustrations have appeared in many picture books, including Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam and The Rabbi and the Reverend: Joachim Prinz, Martin Luther King Jr., and Their Fight Against Silence. Chiara also teaches drawing and painting techniques. She lives in Pavia, Italy.