Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons (Hardcover)

By Alice B. McGinty, Jennifer Black Reinhardt (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781580894326, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014



As a sign of affection for their warm-hearted rabbi, the families of the congregation make Rabbi Benjamin a special holiday vest, complete with four shiny silver buttons. Throughout the year Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Chanukah, and Passover the rabbi celebrates with his congregation, unable to resist their delicious home-cooked food. But with each holiday his vest grows tight, tighter, until . . . POP

About the Author

Alice B. McGinty is the award-winning author of over forty books for children. She is a writer, reader, writing coach and instructor, book reviewer, author, and mom. If you peeked in her pockets, you might find scraps of paper and a pen, a pebble or two, and a guitar pick. Alice has led music sessions for religious school and taught pre-kindergarten classes in her synagogue for many years. An enthusiastic dancer, hiker, and runner, Alice lives in Urbana, Illinois.