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Jacobs, Laurie A.
Honesdale, PA : Boyds Mills Press, 2005
IL K-3, RL 3.0
ISBN 1590781694
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When her grandmother gives her a box of candles for her seventh birthday, Ruthie feels so grown up.  She will be able to light one candle on each Shabbat and on each of the Jewish holidays throughout the year.  When the box is empty, she will be eight.  She is so excited about this.  But as the year goes by, Ruthie becomes upset about the neighbor, Mr. Adler, celebrating the holidays with her family.  She has always had Grandma Gussie all to herself, but now Mr. Adler is taking more and more of Grandma Gussie's time.  What is a little girl to do?
SUBJECTS:     Fasts and feasts -- Judaism -- Fiction.
                        Grandmothers -- Fiction.
                        Jews -- United States -- Fiction.


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