The Ugly Menorah

Title

The Ugly Menorah

Authors

Marissa Moss

Illustrator

Marissa Moss

Publisher

Sunburst Books

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780374480479

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

For the first time since her grandfather's death, Rachel feels close to him as she and her grandmother celebrate Hanukkah with the simple menorah that he had made many years ago.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

770L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family member death; death of a grandparent; death of a grandfather

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

menorah; Hanukkah; latkes; grandparents; stories; poor; scraps; build; hand-made

Diversity Impact

direct

The Ugly Menorah

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