The Mitzvah Gang and the Extraordinary Sukkah by Sarah Mazor
Illustrator: Maya Lilova
In The Mitzvah Gang and the Extraordinary Sukkah tells a heartwarming story about an amazing gang of seven kids that comes to the aid of a family unable to prepare for the holiday of Sukkot. Told in rhyme and accompanied by fun images, the story keeps the young reader’s interest while it also inspires compassion, kindness, and creative thinking.
The Mitzvah Gang, a group of seven kids led by David and Becky, made a name for themselves by doing kind things for people in need. Each of the gang members is special in a unique way. David loves books, Becky is a techie, Gabe is very tall and has lofty ideas, Leah is a songstress, Jacob makes people laugh, Joe is very quick, and Rachel is brainy and kind. The kids’ wonderful personalities and special talents mesh, as they work as a team to achieve noble goals. Their entertaining and heartwarming adventures endear this special gang to kids and adults alike..
Year first published: 2019