Twice on the PJ list in English and once on the PJ Spanish edition. Jodie’s Hanukkah Dig has reached thousands of children giving them a feel for archaeology, Israel and the joy of discovering Jewish history.
“Levine…writes knowledgeably about the details of archaeological work, including the thrill of discovery, the backbreaking work of digging in the hot sun, and its importance to the historical record… A good choice for classes studying history or countries.” Booklist of the American Library Association.
Interweaving history and adventure, Levine takes young readers on a Passover trip worth pursuing…Levine’s plot takes kids to a place where the past and the present converge in exciting new ways. Ages 5–9. (Feb.)