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Four sides, eight nights

a new spin on Hanukkah

by Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi

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Published by Roaring Brook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hanukkah -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi ; illustrated by Susanna Natti.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsNatti, Susanna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM695.H3 B466 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3297327M
    ISBN 101596430591
    LC Control Number2004022562

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