In this new picture book, the beloved characters from Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family are brought to life for younger readers. Set in 1912 on the Lower East Side of NYC, the story follows the five sisters as they prepare for Hanukkah. When Gertie, the youngest, is not allowed to help with latke preparation, she throws a tantrum and is banished to the bedroom. However, she is given the honor of lighting the first candle on the menorah when Papa comes home. This heartwarming tale, illustrated by Caldecott Award-winning artist, is a perfect Hanukkah gift and a Kirkus Reviews best book of the year. Originally published in 1951, Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family series has sold over a million copies and has been loved by generations of readers. In today's world where immigrants may not always feel accepted, this book offers a heartwarming portrayal of a Jewish immigrant family and their customs, reminding readers of the warmth and family values that make these stories timeless classics.