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Warming Up to Winter!

Rochel Burstyn

Are you one of those people who love bundling up in bulky winter gear and leaving footprints in the snow? Or one of those who snuggle up under the blankets and count down the days ‘til spring? Winter is here in all its glory — let’s celebrate it by reading about some people and animals that thrive in the cold.

 

Benny Bear Builds a Lift

Yael Mermelstein

I have a secret to tell you. A big secret. I’d appreciate if you’d keep it under wraps. You see, you know as well as I do that my brother Nonny thinks I can do anything. My mother says I’m the sun, the moon, and the stars as far as Nonny is concerned. But that’s just not true. You see, there are a lot of things I can’t do.

 

Can Winter Be Cozy?

Rhona Lewis

Shoshi Colman stretched her icy fingers inside her woolen gloves. She pulled her scarf tighter around her neck so the chilly wind couldn’t sneak under her collar. Maya and Hindy puffed out cloud after cloud of warm breath as the girls waited for their car pool to arrive. But Shoshi didn’t. She was too busy wishing she was a turtle.



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Faigy Peritzman “Guess what I did today!”
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Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurturing this relationship with kindness, consideration...
From Humdrum to Happy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner The challenge: infusing these days with joy!