The Mexican Dreidel

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Kar-Ben Publishing (R)
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9.76 X 10.71 X 0.47 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Linda Elovitz Marshall is an acclaimed author of two dozen books for children. Linda's Jewish-themed books include THE POLIO PIONEER: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine and the forthcoming and very important, BRAVE VOLODYMYR: The Story of Volodymyr Zelensky and the Fight for Ukraine with illustrations by Ukrainian artist Grasya Oliyko (HarperCollins). Her award-winning work has been translated into almost a dozen languages and adapted for dance, theater, and radio.

lan Stavans is an American writer and academic. He writes and speaks on American, Hispanic, and Jewish cultures. He is the author of Quixote (2015) and a contributor to the Norton Anthology of Latino Literature (2010). He was the host of the syndicated PBS show Conversations with Ilan Stavans, which ran from 2001 to 2006.

Maria Mola loves Saturdays and coffee. Born in Barcelona, she trained at the Francesca Bonnemaison School in Barcelona and the Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. She works in both traditional and digital media, often combining both. She lives in Chicago.


"A heartwarming story celebrating friendship across cultural lines."―Kirkus Reviews

-- (8/7/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"Mola's chalky, bright-hued images, which portray characters with brown skin, evoke a sunny, cozy town and the fun of sharing with 'nuevos amigos.'"--Publishers Weekly

-- (8/28/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"This Mexican Janucá (Hanukkah) book, imbued with magical realism, tells a sweet story while introducing Mexican Jewish and non-Jewish holiday traditions, as well as Spanish words. An excellent choice for libraries wanting to expand their Hanukkah collections."―School Library Journal

-- (8/17/2023 12:00:00 AM)