The Ugly Menorah A Hanukkah story that emphasizes the importance of remembering On the first Hanukkah since Rachel s grandpa died Rachel is keeping her grandma company Where is your menorah Grandma Rachel asks When

  • Title: The Ugly Menorah
  • Author: Marissa Moss
  • ISBN: 9780374480479
  • Page: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Hanukkah story that emphasizes the importance of remembering On the first Hanukkah since Rachel s grandpa died, Rachel is keeping her grandma company Where is your menorah, Grandma Rachel asks When Grandma points to a plain wooden board with tin cylinders, Rachel can t help crying, It s so ugly Then Rachel listens as Grandma tells the menorah s history, and GrandA Hanukkah story that emphasizes the importance of remembering On the first Hanukkah since Rachel s grandpa died, Rachel is keeping her grandma company Where is your menorah, Grandma Rachel asks When Grandma points to a plain wooden board with tin cylinders, Rachel can t help crying, It s so ugly Then Rachel listens as Grandma tells the menorah s history, and Grandpa seems to fill the house again That night, when Grandma lights the candles, the experience is intensified and the menorah is transformed In gentle words and pictures that weave together past and present, Marissa Moss creates a warm family story with a timeless theme.

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    One Reply to “The Ugly Menorah”

    1. I found this book accidentally while wandering the shelves of the library at the school where I work. And, I'm glad I did. Focused primarily on the way personal history impacts one grandmother's observance of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah and the ways she shares that history with her granddaughter, the story subtly highlights the importance of human connection rather than materiality. Through the course of the book, the young girl Rachel learns to appreciate how an understanding of history, con [...]

    2. One of my favorite Hanukkah stories from childhood, The Ugly Menorah celebrates the faith and resilience of the holiday. In the modern decades, picture books have focused on the latkes and dreidels and other silly aspects of Hanukkah. Marissa Moss' story goes back to the holiday's roots, telling a tale of family and simplicity--of making do when times were tough. That's Hanukkah. Some readers say the tone is too melancholy. I say, life is melancholy sometimes. Why does everything have to be happ [...]

    3. This is a story of a girl who's lost her grandfather. It would probably be best for a child who has recently lost a grandparent because otherwise the story is a little too sad to be read just for Hanukkah.

    4. There's nothing ugly about this sweet picture book about holiday traditions (view spoiler)[ and how they often change when a loved one passes away (hide spoiler)].

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