by Ellen Emerman Illustrated by Sarah Kranz

Just Right – The story of a Jewish Home

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: Sarah Kranz
: English
: 0-922613-91-5
: 978-0-922613-91-5


It is a big adventure for Rivkie and her family to move into a new empty house. As the furniture, carpets, plants, toys and clothes all get put away in their respective places, the family starts to feel at home. That is, until Rivkie discovers that something is missing. Follow Rivkie as she shows her family exactly how to make Hashem welcome in their new Jewish Home.

Author Information

Ellen Emerman has a bachelor’s degree in child development from the Ohio State University and a Masters from the University of North Texas. Ellen has worked as both a preschool teacher and a children’s librarian in a Jewish day school in Dallas. She inherited her love of reading and writing from her parents who surrounded their children with books. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Ellen now lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband and five daughters.

Illustrator Information

Coming soon.


Customer Reviews


...the book successfully conveys an excitement about applying religion to one's life...

- Publishers Weekly

...Splendidly designed...

- Children's Bookwatch

...speaks in just the right tone about an upsheren celebration from the birthday boy's point of view.

- N'shei Newsletter

...a fun book of learning and teaching and being Jewish.

- Algemainer Journal

The stories are charming and delightful...

- Jewish World News