Tamar´s Sukkah

Author : Ellie Gellman

Available : Rented
Age Group :Children
Kindergarten-Grade 2Tamar is getting ready to cele brate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a fall harvest holiday recalling the time when the Israelites wandered in the desert and lived in huts. Each child in the neighborhood helps her to decorate her sukkah, or booth. When it is deco rated to everyone´s satisfaction, the friends enjoy some refreshments to gether. Tamar realizes, ``A sukkah full of friends is quite right. It is exactly what a sukkah should be.´´ This very simple text and three-color illustrations convey the fun of Sukkot at a child´s level and tells something about cooper ation and friendship as well.Ruth Shire

Kindergarten-Grade 2Tamar is getting ready to cele brate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a fall harvest holiday recalling the time when the Israelites wandered in the desert and lived in huts. Each child in the neighborhood helps her to decorate her sukkah, or booth. When it is deco rated to everyone´s satisfaction, the friends enjoy some refreshments to gether. Tamar realizes, ``A sukkah full of friends is quite right. It is exactly what a sukkah should be.´´ This very simple text and three-color illustrations convey the fun of Sukkot at a child´s level and tells something about cooper ation and friendship as well.Ruth Shire

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