Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas BWBC Discussion Questions

What’s better than reading books? Talking to people about reading books!  We hope you enjoyed reading Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas with kids around the world this month. Here are some questions to spark discussion at your BIG WORLD Book Club meeting. Feel free to post your thoughts to our BIG WORLD Book Club Facebook group . What did you like about this book? How is your … Continue reading Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas BWBC Discussion Questions

Pamela Ehrenberg

I am delighted to share this interview with Pamela Ehrenberg, author of Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas. Pamela graciously took time to answer some questions I had. Among other things, I asked what she was like as a kid, how she became a writer, and her inspiration for writing this book. My questions are in bold and Pamela’s answers follow. What were you like as a … Continue reading Pamela Ehrenberg

Interfaith Calendar – December 2017

To many kids, December means Christmas. While there’s nothing wrong with loving Christmas, kids should know that Christmas isn’t the ONLY holiday this month. This interfaith calendar features  many different December holidays celebrated by kids around the world. Read BIG WORLD Book Club’s December Book of the Month and then challenge your kids to find Hanukkah on the interfaith calendar. Continue reading Interfaith Calendar – December 2017

Book of the Month

This month’s BIG WORLD Book Club pick is Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas written by Pamela Ehrenberg and illustrated by Anjan Sarkar! This book tells the story of a boy, his pesky little sister, and their almost-ruined Hanukkah celebration. This new book (published October 2017) features a diverse family that successfully combines their Jewish and Indian traditions to make a holiday suited for their family. Get your … Continue reading Book of the Month