The Family Reading Festival of the MJCCA’s Book Festival will delight readers of all ages on the morning of Nov. 11 at the Zaban Park facility.
The event, presented by the PJ Library and the MJCCA’s Family Resource Center, includes several highlights:
- Eric Litwin, author of “Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons,” will put on “Mr. Eric and Pete the Cat in Concert” at 10 a.m. Count down in this rocking new story about everyone’s favorite kitty!
- Jacqueline Dembar Green, author of “Speak Up, Tommy!” will introduce her new hero, whose knowledge of Hebrew helps a policeman and his dog when they come to visit his school.
- Ben Halpert, author of “Savvy Cyber Kids at Home,” will teach kids can learn to protect their personal information, like their name and physical location, through their secret “Savvy Cyber Kid” identity.
- Sarene Shulimson, author of “Lights Out Shabbat,” will show through the story of a little boy and his grandparents without power during a Shabbat Eve snowstorm that there is much the family can share, even without electricity.
- Ann Redish Stampler, author of “The Wooden Sword,” will tell the tale of a poor Jewish shoemaker who, despite the trials and tricks of his ruler, remains true to his faith.
- Jill Bloomfield, author of “Maccabee Meals: Food and Fun for Hanukkah,” will delight with samples of delicious Hanukkah treats and help attendees discover how to reinvent the Festival of Lights for their family.
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Editor’s note: For information and ticketing, call (678) 812-4005 or visit atlantajcc.org/bookfestival.