Annotations for Sweet Passover


Baker & Taylor
All week long Miriam is happy to eat lots of matzah but by week's end she is tired of it, so Grandpa must whip up some Passover magic for Miriam to learn that there's more to Passover than just the matzah.

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Baker & Taylor
By the end of the eight days of Passover, Miriam is tired of eating matzah, and it is up to her grandfather and his recipe for matzah brei, a sort of Passover version of French toast, to show her the true meaning of the holiday.

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

In this charming and humorous story, Miriam discovers?with the help of her family and a little matzah bread?the true meaning and importance of Passover. 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, a brief summary of the Passover holiday, and a glossary of terms.

Praise for A Sweet Passover
?Deliciously traditional."
?Kirkus Reviews

Awards
Sydney Taylor Book Award - Notable book, Younger Readers Category, 2013



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