I Say Shehechiyanu
I Say Shehechiyanu

I Say Shehechiyanu

Written by Joanne Rocklin & illustrated by Monika Filipina
4 - 8
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Jan 1, 2015
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Follow a little girl and her baby brother throughout the year as she says “Shehechiyanu”, the beautiful blessing for expressing thanks when something takes place for the first time, or when it happens again after a long time. I SAY SHEHECHIYANU, written by Joanne Rocklin and illustrated by Monika Filipina, is a beautiful picture book suitable for all Jewish festivities, celebrations, and the proud “first times” of childhood.

What Kind of Book is I Say Shehechiyanu

Primarily about


What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • What are some things you have done for the first time this year?


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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    January 1, 2015
    Kar-Ben Publishing (R)
    Text Details
    Main body text set in Blockhead Unplugged.
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    Est. ATOS® Book Level

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