Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah. The origin of Rosh Hashanah is described, as well as its emphasis on repentance and forgiveness. Readers will learn that Rosh Hashanah takes place on the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishri and marks the start of a ten-day period called the Days of Awe, ending in Yom Kippur. Also discussed are the holiday's symbolic objects, such as the shofar, and symbolic foods including challah bread, apples, honey, carrots, and pomegranates. Features include table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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