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My Baby Brother: What a Miracle!
My Baby Brother: What a Miracle!


 
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By Sylvia Rouss Illustrated by Liz Goulet Dubois Hardcover Ages 6-10 24 pages ~ 8 1/2 x 11
When baby brother Daniel arrives, big sister Sarah Leah doesn't see what all the fuss is about. Mommy and Daddy, as well as Aunt Judy, Bubbie and Zaydie, think he's an amazing miracle. Sarah thinks her whole family needs glasses!
As the days pass, the house is filled with joy as family and friends stop by to welcome baby Daniel and prepare for his brit. Sarah's baffled by all the excitement. What's so miraculous about a tiny baby with no teeth who cries all the time? A miracle, Sarah knows, is when God created the world in seven days, or when a drop of oil burned for eight days at Hanukkah.
In this first volume of the charmingly written and delightfully illustrated Growing Up Jewish With Sarah Leah Jacobs series, Sarah comes to love her baby brother and realize what a miracle he truly is.
"My Baby Brother is delightful, with a precious story. It will be a boon to families with siblings and a new baby in the house."
-- Jewish Media Review
"First in a planned series of books about a girl growing up Jewish, this begins as Sarah visits her mother and new brother in the hospital. When her mother declares the baby a "miracle," Sarah disagrees. . . . The household details may be different here, but children of many faiths will easily recognize Sarah's feelings."
--Booklist
About the Authors
Sylvia Rouss is the critically acclaimed author of eighteen books, including the award-winning Sammy Spider Holiday Series, as well as Fun with Jewish Holiday Rhymes, The Littlest Frog, and The Littlest Pair. Sylvia's love for children is expressed not only through her writing, but through her teaching at a Los Angeles Jewish preschool. She also conducts seminars and workshops for teachers and parents. Sylvia is married and the proud mother of three adult children.
Liz Goulet Dubois graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design, and has been illustrating and designing products for children ever since. Her artistry has graced products from plush toys and figurines to greeting cards and picture books. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband Eric, three daughters, and two lazy cats!

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