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10 thoughts on “Simon and the Bear

  1. says:

    Before Simon sails to America he promises his family that he will get a job and send for them Simon's mother knows he will need a miracle so she reminds him to celebrate Hanukkah wherever he may be Little does either of t

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    When my siblings and I were young my mother would read Kimmel's Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins every season and

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    I enjoy the Hanukkah tales and this one is no exception A little bit of history adventure kindness and ultimately reward Kimmel has yet to disappoint

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    I figured it was only appropriate to read at this time of year And I liked it Just the right mixture of faith and novelty

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    I am in awe of another masterpiece The text and the art blend superbly together to create this story of hope prayer and miracles in a fun and fanciful wayhttpjulianaleewritercom2014121

  6. says:

    Great book great story Miracles happen not just at Hanukkah

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    Multicultural Picture Book Entry #1Simon and the Bear is perfect of a kindergarten or first grade audience I would categorize it as a cross between Realistic and Fantasy Fiction This is because there are some elements of the story that are not possible such as a polar bear that helps a human At the same time the idea of being a survivor of a ship wreck is possible Text to Text This book reminded me of the Magic Treehouse Tonight

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    Summary Simon leaves his family just before Hanukkah to take a ship to America In transit the ship sinks Through a series of small miracles Simon survives only to be stranded alone on an iceberg As he celebrates Hanukkah Simon finds miracle after miracleReview I think that this is a great Hanukkah book It has a good plotline that mirrors the meaning of the holiday What God gave the Maccabees was a gift of course but i

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    Simon is sent to the United States to find work in order to send for his family The ship he was sailing on struck an iceberg and began sinking Simon gave up his seat in the lifeboat to a stranger Simon then jumped on the iceberg as the ship s

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    PRECIOUS I didn't think I would like it but I loved it The story is heartwarming precious and wonderful I'm not Jewish so I didn't really know much about Hanukkah but this story explained a tiny bit to me and I enjoyed it The boy in the story has such a kind heart and his belief in miracles and sacrifice read the story was well wo

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Summary ¸ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Eric A. Kimmel

O hope for one he thinks as he lights all of the candles in the menorah The bright glow signals a passing ship and Simon makes it to New York after all This fanciful Hanukkah tale like none you've ever read before celebrates eight miracles family friendship hope selflessness sharing faith courage and love A retelling of the ancient Hanukkah story is included on the last pagePraise for The Golem's LatkesKimmel s storytelling is effective in its use of suspense humor trope and repetition making a fine read aloud holiday treat Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Zigazak A Magical Hanukkah NightIn the most imaginative Hanukkah book this season Kimmel Gershon's Monster peoples an old world town with mischievous demons easil. Great book great story Miracles happen not just at Hanukkah

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Simon and the Bear

Before Simon sails to America he promises his family that he will get a job and send for them Simon's mother knows he will need a miracle so she reminds him to celebrate Hanukkah wherever he may be Little does either of them know that Simon will spend the first night of Hanukkah on an ice floe after his ship sinksThe lone survivor out in the wide ocean Simon lights the first candle and it attracts a visitor a polar bear Does she eat him No She shares his latkes enjoys his songs goes fishing for him and even keeps him warm at night By the last day of Hanukkah Simon has nearly given up hope of ever being rescued But then he recounts all of the miracles that have befallen him so far Perhaps it is not too much t. When my siblings and I were young my mother would read Kimmel s Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins every season and we adored it it had a lot to do with her funny voices too So I was delighted to see this book from the same author Simon and the Bear is a Hanukkah tale about a young boy who sets sail for America on a Titanic esue ship that eventually hits an iceberg Simon is stranded on the iceberg and encounters a bear but it is through his generosity and unrelenting faith in the miracle of Hanukkah that he survives I love the little surprises along the way It is a super sweet story with a message that if you do good good will be returned to you

Summary ¸ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Eric A. Kimmel

Y alarmed villagers and a wise and crafty rabbi The brio of the storytelling doesn't shy from a moral 'Sparks of goodness exist in all things even in devils' tricks' Publishers WeeklyPraise for Hershel and the Hanukkah GoblinsHershel successfully uses his wits to oust the eight creatures haunting the old synagogue and who are preventing the villagers from celebrating Hanukkah Kimmel provides a humorous entertaining and just slightly scary story for all young readers Children's Literature1990 Caldecott Honor Book1989 National Council for the Social Studies Notable Book1990 National Council of Teachers of English Notable Book1992 Colorado Children's Book Award1992 Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Awar. Summary Simon leaves his family just before Hanukkah to take a ship to America In transit the ship sinks Through a series of small miracles Simon survives only to be stranded alone on an iceberg As he celebrates Hanukkah Simon finds miracle after miracleReview I think that this is a great Hanukkah book It has a good plotline that mirrors the meaning of the holiday What God gave the Maccabees was a gift of course but it was really a life saving miracle This story is an engaging way to talk about miracles that Simon finds during his journey It also has a brief description of the holiday at the end of the book