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Candlelight for Rebecca Paperback Book

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Rebecca is troubled when her class is assigned to make Christmas decorations. Her teacher says Christmas is an “American” holiday, but Rebecca’s family is Jewish and doesn’t celebrate Christmas. Could her teacher be wrong? Learn more...
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Explore Rebecca's world:
She's a lively girl with dramatic flair, growing up in New York City.
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Rebecca is troubled when her teacher assigns her class to make Christmas decorations. Rebecca's family is Jewish and doesn't celebrate Christmas, but her teacher says Christmas is a national holiday, for all Americans to celebrate. Yet Rebecca knows she's as American as anyone else, even without celebrating Christmas! She wants to please her teacher, but she's sure her family will be upset. Then, on the first night of Hanukkah, Rebecca finds kindness in an unexpected place, and learns the real meaning of the holiday season. Includes an illustrated "Looking Back" section about Christmas and Hanukkah in 1914. Author: Jacqueline Dembar Greene. Paperback. 96 pages.

Third in a series of six historical books filled with inspiring lessons of compassion, courage, and friendship. Rebecca’s entire book set includes: Meet Rebecca, Rebecca and Ana, Candlelight for Rebecca, Rebecca and the Movies, Rebecca to the Rescue, and Changes for Rebecca.