Winners! BookviewPLUS: When Zaydeh Danced on Eldridge Street

Author: Elsa Okon Rael

Illustrator: Marjorie  Priceman

First Published: 1997

Genre: Holiday Book


  • Grandparents - Family World
  • Jewish Americans - Multicultural Understanding
  • Religions - Religions

Bookbrief: While staying with her grandparents in New York City in the mid-1930s, eight-year-old Zeesie joins in the celebration of Simchat Torah and sees a different side of her stern grandfather.

Recommended Grade Group: PreK-Grade 2

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