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Deluxe Leather

S. Levi

Pesach is a popular time for giving gifts — doesn’t everyone deserve one after all that hard work? — and leather-bound siddurim and other seforim are a popular choice. How are they produced?

 

The Bear Family: Benny Bear and the Report

Yael Mermelstein

“Choose something the students will enjoy learning about. And if you could bring in some show-and-tell, that will definitely be considered for your final grade.”

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 15

Bracha Rosman

Mr. Matthews and Zachary notice a girl in the Renards’ attic. Mr. Renard tells them that she is his daughter, Fay.

 

That’s My Nature

Malka Katzman

It sounds a little inelegant and needy, but it’s the truth. I like staying at Dina’s house for Shabbos much more than inviting her to mine

 

The Principal’s Daughter: Chapter 8

Will Rivky say something to stop Aliza? What will Aliza do to her if she does? Whose side would the girls take?

 

Parking Lots

B. Deer

Whether you go to the mall, zoo, supermarket, or doctor’s office, you’ll need to park somewhere. And that might very well be a parking lot. What makes a good one?

 

Jr. Tales: Park ’n Fly

Tsirel Pacht

“I go for the parking lots. Watching all the cars at that shopping center we go to, that’s just about my favorite pastime…”

 

Jolly Solly: Tuki Pops In for a Visit

R. Atkins

Jolly Solly’s eyes fell on Tuki. What if the bird could somehow deliver the huffle puffles to the waiting children?

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 14

Bracha Rosman

Mrs. Renard allows Idy to give Lulu two spoons of milk each morning. Fay is upset about having to give Lulu her old baby shoes

 

Family in a Nutshell

Ellie Goddis

I’m Costume Head! It’s a little man dancing in my head the next morning, reminding me that today I’ll be a fashion director extraordinaire

 

The Principal’s Daughter: Chapter 7

Yonina Levine

“If you have a problem with a teacher, talk to her, or to the principal. But why spread it? Isn’t she still a person?”

 

Jr. Tales: Shabbos Candy

Naomi Goldberg

Yossi added a gumball to the mountain of candy on his dresser. It had been a great Shabbos

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