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Avram's gift

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A shofar story for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Avram's Gift by Margie Blumberg is an endearing tale about discovering one's roots and making dreams come true. The text and the chapter-book format is geared for ages 7-11 and celebrates the traditions and the beauty of the High Holidays. Award-winning illustrator Laurie McGaw brings the story to life with appealing and realistic images throughout the book. Eight-year-old Mark has two wishes: To become a shofar-blower--just like his High Holiday hero--and to make that photograph of his great-great-grandfather Avram disappear from the hallway in his new home. When the family gathers for Rosh Hashanah, though, Mark discovers that his own desire to blow the shofar is actually linked to a hope that the unsmiling man in the photograph once had. Avram's Gift is a charming portrait of a family and how their lives--past and present--mingle to make wishes come true.
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