The Miracle Jar

Audrey Penn (author), Lea Lyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Tanglewood Press ISBN: 9781933718163

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Sophie and her brother are excited by the arrival of Hanukkah, and they happily clean the cottage and shine the Menorah as their gift to the family. But when their mother shares her worry that they do not have enough cooking oil to last the eight days of Hanukkah, Father tells them the story behind the holiday celebration and the miracle of the oil. Inspired by the story, the family creates their own Miracle Jar and watches the oil disappear as they enjoy the special food that each day brings. The family's hope and faith is confirmed when a last wipe with a cloth produces just enough oil to enjoy the eighth day's treat. In this heartwarming story told by bestselling author Audrey Penn, the flicker of the Menorah candles links past to present, and the miracle of the oil transcends the ages and reminds readers of the spirit of Hanukkah and the continuing possibility of miracles. Audrey Penn is the author of <i>The Kissing Hand</i> and its sequels, along with <i>Mystery at Blackbeard's Cove</i>.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD880L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.7
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Family History Holidays & Festivals
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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