In 1885, few Jews in Israel used the holy language of their ancestors, and Hebrew was in danger of being lost—until Ben Zion and his father got involved. Through the help of his father and a community of children, Ben modernized the ancient language, creating a lexicon of new, modern words to bring Hebrew back into common usage. Historically influenced dialogue, engaging characters, and colorful art offer a linguistic journey about how language develops and how one person’s perseverance can make a real difference.
This clever picture book presents sixteen visual puzzles. On every page, readers must pick out the one item that is different from the rest–a different color, a different shape, reversed from left to right, or just asleep when others are awake. The phrase “Can you find me?” is shown in a different language on every page.
Blessed Are You is a collection of thirteen traditional Hebrew prayers ideal for children: prayers of thanksgiving and wonder, prayers for peace and comfort, prayers for peace and comfort, prayers for getting up in the morning and going to bed at night.
Follow multicultural dads and children on a playful adventure through each season, and learn to say “dad” in four different languages.