Matzo Ball Moon #2020

Matzo Ball Moon By Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein Matzo Ball Moon Eleanor s grandmother Bubbe makes chicken soup with matzo balls every Passover and this year is no exception With Eleanor s help Bubbe makes some of the lumpiest bumpiest yummiest looking matzo
  • Title: Matzo Ball Moon
  • Author: Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein
  • ISBN: 9780395715307
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Matzo Ball Moon By Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein Eleanor s grandmother, Bubbe, makes chicken soup with matzo balls every Passover, and this year is no exception With Eleanor s help, Bubbe makes some of the lumpiest, bumpiest, yummiest looking matzo balls Eleanor has ever seen These matzo balls are so delicious that no one in Eleanor s family can resist sneaking a taste, each thinking one or two matzo balls will never bEleanor s grandmother, Bubbe, makes chicken soup with matzo balls every Passover, and this year is no exception With Eleanor s help, Bubbe makes some of the lumpiest, bumpiest, yummiest looking matzo balls Eleanor has ever seen These matzo balls are so delicious that no one in Eleanor s family can resist sneaking a taste, each thinking one or two matzo balls will never be missed But when it comes time to serve the soup at the Passover meal, there aren t enough matzo balls for everyone until Eleanor find one last matzo ball in a very unexpected place Expressive, cheerful illustrations complement this warm story of a family s celebration of the Passover holiday and their rediscovery of its true meaning.
    Matzo Ball Moon By Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein
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    About "Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein"

    1. Lesléa Newman Elaine Greenstein

      Lesl a Newman born 1955, Brooklyn, NY is the author of over 50 books including Heather Has Two Mommies, A Letter To Harvey Milk, Writing From The Heart, In Every Laugh a Tear, The Femme Mystique, Still Life with Buddy, Fat Chance and Out of the Closet and Nothing to Wear.She has received many literary awards including Poetry Fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing Award, the James Baldwin Award for Cultural Achievement, and two Pushcart Prize Nominations Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists.Ms Newman wrote Heather Has Two Mommies, the first children s book to portray lesbian families in a positive way, and has followed up this pioneering work with several children s books on lesbian and gay families Gloria Goes To Gay Pride, Belinda s Bouquet, Too Far Away to Touch, and Saturday Is Pattyday.She is also the author of many books for adults that deal with lesbian identity, Jewish identity and the intersection and collision between the two Other topics Ms Newman explores include AIDS, eating disorders, butch femme relationships and sexual abuse Her award winning short story, A Letter To Harvey Milk has been made into a film and adapted for the stage.In addition to being an author, Ms Newman is a popular guest lecturer, and has spoken on college campuses across the country including Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Oregon, Bryn Mawr College, Smith College and the University of Judaism From 2005 2009, Lesl a was a faculty member of the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine Currently, she is the Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA.

    274 thoughts on “Matzo Ball Moon”

    1. Matzo Ball Moon is about a grandmother, Bubbe, who visits her family during Passover and makes these delicious matzo balls The story ends with Eleanor and Bubbe sharing a tender moment gazing at the sky watching the matzo ball moon which is actually a full moon Matzo Ball Moon is a culturally specific book For readers who may not be familiar with Passover the holiday is explained in the back of the book The Seder is included in the actual story but is not discussed in great detail The story cent [...]


    2. Matzo Ball Moon takes place during the Jewish holiday of Passover and Eleanor s grandmother is coming over to make her infamous and delicious matzo ball soup Eleanor nor her family can hold their anticipation for the Passover Seder dinner where the soup will be served that they start swiping Grandma s matzo balls before the meal While they enjoy the matzo balls, by the time dinner time rolls around, there aren t enough for everyone to enjoy This book gives a simple overview to young readers of t [...]


    3. I really only liked this because of the idea of the moon looking like a matzo ball The rest of the story is nostalgic for me because of the Bubbe aspect and the traditions surrounding Passover, however I don t think any kids who aren t Jewish will really understand the significance behind everything and therefore the story comes across kind of dull for the general reader I will say, however, that I would have felt pretty special finding any kind of Jewish holiday themed book in the library when [...]



    4. Sweet story about a Jewish family preparing Matzo balls for Passover Explains the Passover traditions really well and includes additional information at the end.



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