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A Sweet Passover

A Sweet Passover

by Lesléa Newman Illustrated by David Slonim

Miriam loves spending time with her family during Passover, and all week long she is happy to eat lots of matzah. But when she wakes up on the last day of the holiday, she is sick of matzah and refuses to eat it ever again. Then Grandpa makes his special matzah brei for the whole family, and Miriam learns there's more to Passover than just the matzah.

Award-winning illustrator David Slonim brings to life this story by celebrated author Lesléa Newman. The book includes a recipe for matzah brei (similar to French toast, but with unleavened bread), a brief summary of the Passover holiday, and a glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish words used in the text.

3, 4, 5, 6
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Informational Text

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