The Secret Seder

By Rappaport, Doreen & McCully, Emily Arnold

Publishers Summary:
During the Nazi occupation of France, a boy and his father slip out of their village and into the mountains, where they join a group of fellow Jews at a humble seder table.

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ISBN
978-0-78680-777-2
Publisher
New York : Hyperion Books For Children, c2005.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2005

Gr 2-6 Amid the plethora of Holocaust children's literature emerges yet another picture book that uses the themes of exodus and freedom associated with Passover to contrast the reality of Nazi-occupied Europe. The narrator is a French boy whose family lives openly as Catholics, but secretly observes their Jewish faith. Despite the fear that their true identity will be discovered, he and his father attend an all-male Seder held in an abandoned shack in a nearby forest. They arrive with a roasted egg for t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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