First book in the Jewish Girls Around the WorldåÊseries! An adorable novel perfect for girls ages 8-11. Featuring charming full-color illustrations!
When Penina gets lost one Shabbos morning, she meets two Jewish children whose lives are very different from her own. Inspired by her family's tradition of chesed, Penina devises a plan to help them‰Ûä -- ‰Ûädespite the many obstacles in her path.
Meet Penina Meet Penina Mendes, a Jewish girl growing up in London, England, in the 1840s. Descended from Jews who fled from Spain in 1492, Penina is raised in luxury and cared for by her devoted nanny. Penina is clever and energetic and is just starting to learn about the world around her. Now you can learn about her world, too!
About the series In Jewish Girls Around the World, you'll meet many fascinating Jewish girls from our past. Read about them and experience their worlds. Times and places may change, but being a Jewish girl is always something to celebrate.
By Miriam Walfish Illustrated by: Louise Poulsom Hardcover | 5.5" x 8.5" | 160 pages | ISBN 9781607630012