Rosh Hashanah

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Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah. The origin of Rosh Hashanah is described, as well as its emphasis on repentance and forgiveness. Readers will learn that Rosh Hashanah takes place on the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishri and marks the start of a ten-day period called the Days of Awe, ending in Yom Kippur. Also discussed are the holiday's symbolic objects, such as the shofar, and symbolic foods including challah bread, apples, honey, carrots, and pomegranates. Features include table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF026090, JNF049100, JNF052020
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2014-01-01
ISBN 9781624031878, 9781629680712
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 8.75
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 165023
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Julie Murray