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Christmas Menorahs

Christmas Menorahs

by Janice, D.S.W. Cohn Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth

In Billings, Montana, a Menorah displayed in boy's bedroom prompted someone to throw a rock through the window. The resulting true story of one town's fight against bigotry is the subject of this award-winning "fine book for parents and teachers who want to discuss prejudice and hate crimes with their children". — Booklist

Cohn's powerful narrative tells how two children, two families — one Jewish, one Christian — and a community resolve to stand together against the shameful actions that have been happening in their home town. Her story is based on real events that happened in Billings, Montana, in 1993. Farnsworth's beautiful paintings illuminate the message of the power of goodness.

Full-color illustrations.

7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 6
Albert Whitman & Company
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Janice, D.S.W. Cohn
Bill Farnsworth

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