It's Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over!

By Betsy R. Rosenthal; Ruth Rivers (Illustrator)
(Albert Whitman & Company, Library Binding, 9780807536773, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 2006

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About the Author
Before she began writing children's books, Betsy Rosenthal was a lawyer for a national civil rights agency. She left that career behind to raise her three children and concentrate on her writing. She is the author of three picture books: My House Is Singing, It's Not Worth Making a Tzimmes Over!, and Which Shoes Would You Choose?Looking for Me is her first novel.Ms. Rosenthal has also had many essays published in national and local newspapers and magazines. To learn more about Ms. Rosenthal, you can visit her at

Ruth Rivers's lively illustrations are the perfect complement to Betsy R. Rosenthal's delightful story of this spunky grandma and her granddaughter. The author lives in California. The illustrator lives in England. This is their first book for Albert Whitman. A recipe for Sara's challah and a list of Yiddish expressions used are also included.
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