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Jeremy's Dreidel

Title

Jeremy's Dreidel

Authors

Ellie Gellman

Illustrator

Maria Mola

Publisher

Kar-Ben Publishing

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780761375074

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A boy makes a Braille Hanukkah dreidel for his father, who is blind. Includes instructions for making different types of dreidels.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; blind; blind adult

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award, 1992, Honor Book, Younger Reader
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013 Holiday
Best of the Bunch, 1992

Keywords

father; dreidel; Hannukah; Judaism; Jewish; Braille; arts and crafts; celebration

Diversity Impact

direct

Jeremy's Dreidel


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