Ashley wishes she had a dog!
Then one day, a little terrier digs into her backyard—and the adventure begins.
A story of love at first sight.
Includes a sample chapter of A Pocket Full of Gold.
PRAISE FOR TERI’S FIRST CHILDREN’S NOVEL, RIVKA’S WAY:
-Sydney Taylor Notable Book
-Lilith Magazine’s 5th Annual Selection of Books for Young Readers
-Included in Great Books for Girls (Random House, 2002)
"A rewarding read for the romantically inclined." School Library Journal
"A simple but daring adventure." Voice of Youth Advocates
"This well-told tale will appeal to fans of both historical fiction and spunky female protagonists." Kliatt
"Kanefield weaves a suspenseful tale of friendship and love.” Hadassah Magazine.
“When Rivka befriends a man who is unjustly thrown into debtor's jail with no recourse, she is faced with a hard decision, to risk leaving the ghetto again or to abandon this man to a grim fate. Her choice creates an uproar and deeply changes Rivka's view of her world.” Lilith Magazine
“Readers will be pleased to find another character who shares Rivka's deep sense of justice.” Booklist
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|Age Range:||5 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Teri writes novels, short stories, essays, stories for children, and nonfiction for both children and adults. Her children's books include The Girl From the Tar Paper School and Guilty? Crime, Punishment, and the Changing Face Justice. Both books were Junior Library Guild Selections. The Girl From The Tar Paper School was a California Reading Association Silver Honor book and was included in the New York Public Library's 100 children's books to read in 2014. Her first novel, Rivka's Way, was a Sydney Taylor Awards Notable Book. Her stories and essays have appeared in publications as diverse as Education Week, Scope Magazine, The Iowa Review, The American Literary Review, and Cricket Magazine. Teri lives in California by the beach. Teri's books have received the following honors and distinctions: The Girl From The Tar Paper School: --California Reading Association Eureka Silver Honor Book Award --Included in the New York Public Library's list of 100 books to read in 2014. --Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (National Association of Teachers of English), Recommended Book --A Junior Library Guild selection Rivka's Way --Sidney Taylor Book Awards, Notable book of 2001 --Lilith Magazine's 5th Annual Selection of Books for Young Readers --Included in Great Books for Girls, by Kathleen Odean --Included in Best Jewish Books for Children and Teens, by Linda R. Silver Guilty? Crime, Punishment, and the Changing Face of Justice --Junior Library Guild selection