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Kids' school-break reading: holidays every which way

Kids' school-break reading: holidays every which way
The cartoon-like drawings in Hanukkah Upside Down are a holiday-season joy. (Image: Omer Hoffmann)
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Hanukkah Upside Downby Elissa Brent Weissman and Omer Hoffmann(Abrams)    In Elissa Brent Weissman’s cheerful holiday book, Hanukkah Upside Down, two cousins – one in New Zealand, one in New York – spar over which of their families has the best celebration of Hanukkah.For Noah, living in the northern hemisphere, it’s obvious and right that the festival of lights take place during the winter; for Nora, it’s just as plain and appropriate that Hanukkah should happen during the summer as it does in the southe...

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