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Oct 13, 2018

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein

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Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein by Amanda Peet, ’90? and Andrea Troyer, illustrated by Christine Davinier. Young elementary school children will enjoy reading this picture book and even younger ones will love having it read to them. Helping Jewish children cope with their longing to belong as they view from the outside Santa and all the frenzied excitement of Christmas that comes with him is an age-old problem. Little Rachel just knows that the jolly old elf must care about her too. What she learns amounts to a lesson in comparative religion for the very young and may set her on a path of self-acceptance and tolerance for her future. I will definitely pass Dear Santa on to the kids library at my Unitarian church.

 

 

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