All the Lights in the Night
James E. Ransome
Two brothers celebrate Hanukkah on a true and unforgettable journey to freedom as they escape from Tsarist Russia and travel on to Palestine. "The narrative is convincing; the characterizations are natural; and the resolution is touching.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Language barrier; Homelessness; Immigrants and refugees; communication barrier; displaced; refugee; relocation; resettlement
mother and father
Sydney Taylor Book Award, 1991, Notable Book, Younger Reader
Best of the Bunch, 1991
Hanukkah; war; Palestine; hope; fear; lamp; menorah; potatoes; sacrifice; homesickness; Warsaw; Jewish; Judaism
Levine, Arthur A., "All the Lights in the Night" (1991). Diverse Families. 1793.