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American Girl: Candlelight for Rebecca

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American Girls: Candlelight for Rebecca
by Jacqueline Greene; illustrated by Robert Hunt

Rebecca's teacher assigns the class to make Christmas decorations--but Rebecca's family is Jewish and doesn't celebrate Christmas. Her teacher tells her that Christmas is a national holiday, for all Americans to celebrate. Although her parents came from Russia, Rebecca knows she's as American as anyone else, even without celebrating Christmas. Could her teacher be wrong? If Rebecca does the project, her family is sure to be upset; if she doesn't, her teacher will be displeased. Then, on the first night of Hanukkah, Rebecca finds kindness in an unexpected place--and learns the real meaning of the holiday season.


Grade Level:
    3rd grade     4th grade     5th grade     6th grade

Book Type:   chapter book

Related Lists:   American Girl--Rebecca books     all American Girl books        historical fiction     history

 

Condition:  This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!  NOTE: This book has two different covers available. The one you get will be one of those shown here.