You can now reserve your copy of Like a Maccabee written by the very talented Barbara Bietz and illustrated by award-winning artist Anita White!
Like a Maccabee is a children’s chapter book geared toward ages 8-12 that’s a little about Hanukkah and a lot about soccer. Children of all backgrounds will identify with issues of competition, sportsmanship, bullying, and knowing that no family could possibly be any more clueless than yours.
You can read a synopsis and what other people are saying about Like a Maccabee at the Yaldah Publishing Web Site.
If you’re still not sure, you can read the first chapter here.
Advance orders will be filled even before bookstore orders, and will be mailed out so that you receive it on or around the publication date of October 23, 2006. And with your pre-paid advance order, you get free shipping via USPS Media Mail.
Just visit the Yaldah Publishing web site for more details.
And starting as soon as possible: the story behind Like a Maccabee – from manuscript to published book from the publisher’s (not the author’s) point of view. Check back shortly for the first installment!