Estie the Mensch

Estie the Mensch By Jane Kohuth Rosanne Litzinger, Estie the Mensch Estie does not always like people So when her grandmother reminds her to be a mensch she d rather not She d rather be a dog Or a turtle Or a seagull Being a monkey can even make another kid laugh But
  • Title: Estie the Mensch
  • Author: Jane Kohuth Rosanne Litzinger
  • ISBN: 9780375867781
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Estie the Mensch By Jane Kohuth Rosanne Litzinger, Estie does not always like people So when her grandmother reminds her to be a mensch, she d rather not She d rather be a dog Or a turtle Or a seagull Being a monkey can even make another kid laugh But it can also make another kid cry, and that s when Estie and her grandmother find out what a mensch Estie can really be.
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    About "Jane Kohuth Rosanne Litzinger"

    1. Jane Kohuth Rosanne Litzinger

      Jane grew up in Brooklyn, New York, went to High School on Cape Cod, and now lives and works in her house in the historic district of Holliston, Massachusetts She loves knowing that her house was built in 1871, making it the new kid on the block She lives with her husband Michael and their black cat, Ruby Jane graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in English and Creative Writing and from Harvard Divinity School with a Master s Degree in Theological Studies Though not all of what she s studied makes an appearance in her work no Biblical Hebrew yet , the habits of creative thought and curiosity she developed in school help her every day She has worked as a Jewish educator, a children s room library assistant, a writing teacher, and a children s bookseller and organizer of author events She is represented by The Prospect Agency You can find her on Facebook at facebook pages Jane KoJane s first book, Ducks Go Vroom was a Parents Magazine Best Book of 2011 She is also the author of the picture books Estie the Mensch a PJ Library Book and Duck Sock Hop Kirkus Critic s Pick, Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book 2013, NYPL 10 Best Read alouds of 2012, called charming by the NY Times Her early reader Anne Frank s Chestnut Tree will be published by Random House in September, 2013.

    512 thoughts on “Estie the Mensch”

    1. This was a funny book, with a little girl who wants to be all kinds of animals.It also shows a bit about Jewish culture.

    2. Estie the Mensch by Jane Kohuth , does not like people She thinks that they are smelly and pushy She prefers animals and chooses to live in an imaginary world where she pretends to be an array of animals Her father encourages her Be a mensch , which Estie learns from her grandmother means to be a person Estie s grandmother tries to encourage her to see the good and valuable characteristics of people It isn t until Estie wants to connect with a boy named Petie that she realizes the true value in [...]

    3. Kohuth J 2011 Estie the mensch New York Random House The main characters name is Estie At the beginning of the story we learn that she does not like to interact with other people She likes to act like animals Her parents and her grandmother constantly remind her to Zai a mensch That meant to be a well behaved person Every day her parents and grandmother remind her of that Then one day her grandmother takes her to the zoo with grandma s friend and her grandson She does not really know what to say [...]

    4. Estie the Mensch is a great book that is easily relatable to all audiences Jane Kohuth, an insider to the Jewish culture, wrote this about the unique ways of each child It also includes language that is associated with Hebrew and the Jewish culture, such as mensch, which means well behaved person This book is in the fiction genre I can imagine almost every child has considered what it would be like being different things or animals, and this book discusses what it would be like to be all those a [...]

    5. This book resonated with me due to having a child who at the age of four wanted to grow up to be a lion Estie wants to be a turtle, a dog, an octopus anything other than a mensch, well behaved good person She s desperately shy and finds so much to like about the animal world That is until she meets a young boy named Petie who isn t shy in the least and who finds Estie s animal antics very funny, all of which gives her the confidence to relate on a human level.

    6. I got an autographed copy of this book from giveaways I immediately opened it and read it with my three daughters, aged 8 years and 3 years They loved the illustrations and could all realate to Estie, who could sometimes act silly and be a pest, but deep down was truely a mensch good girl This was clearly illustrated at the end when she shared her icecream with her new friend.

    7. A gem whose spotlight faded too soon If you find a copy of this recently out of print book grab it The charming illustrations perfectly capture the sassy girl who behaves like all the animals at the zoo, until a friend is in trouble and that s when she shows her true self as a good friend.

    8. Estie is charming I love her independent mensch streak each animal she transforms into is imaginative and delightful The story leads to an important climax about what it means to be a mensch, or a good person, but Kohuth s brilliant text presents the lesson in a natural way I love this book

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