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Published by Dutton Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Fiction,
  • Hanukkah -- Fiction,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

During the Revolutionary War, a Jewish soldier from Poland lights the menorah on the first night of Hanukkah and tells General George Washington the story of the Maccabees and the miracle that Hanukkah celebrates. Based on factual events.

Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by Greg Harlin.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsHarlin, Greg, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K883 Ha 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418674M
ISBN 100525477381
LC Control Number2005035038
OCLC/WorldCa62732566

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