Oskar and the Eight Blessings

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

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A young Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in New York City on the seventh night of Hanukkah and receives small acts of kindness while exploring the city.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781596439498
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sim
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 23 x 28 cm


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Christmas Eve, 1938: Young Oskar has fled from dangers in Europe. Now, on the seventh night of Hanukkah, which is also Christmas Eve this time, he tries to find his aunt in New York City. It is cold and frightening, but he remembers his blessings.

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Thegiver Dec 07, 2016

Beautiful story of the season with a simple reminder to look for the blessings. Authors note references events, people and place in history.


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