Debbie is your typical pre teen, heavily involved in school, friends, and the swim team. She, like all of the other girls in her class, is eagerly anticipating the upcoming year of Bat Mitzvah parties, presents and fun. While Debbie, is busy searching for the perfect dress, her parents sign her up in a Bat-Mitzvah Club for some meaningful preparations. Debbie, at first reluctant to attend, transforms her initiation into Jewish adulthood into an experience which would impact the rest of her life.
Created by Estie Frimmerman, founder of the International Bat-Mitzvah Club and written by Shayna Meisels, who is keenly in touch with the tumultuous world of the modern, budding adolescent, this fast-paced, dramatic novel will captivate young readers while teaching them many basic lessons about G-d, Judaism and the important new role which they will be assuming.
Young readers, reading this book alone or as part of a curriculum, are challenged to re-explore old, previously held concepts, from a fresh perspective, centered on a teenagers? most passionate interest - themselves.