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The Last Pair of Shoes

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During the war, hunger and starvation were part of everyday life. Shalva, a young boy whose father was taken into the army, works hard to feed his own family and comes up with an ingenious idea to help an even poorer family in need. Young children learn a valuable lesson that one is never too poor, or too young, to help others in need.

Likened to the Jewish Pulitzer Prize, the National Jewish Book Awards have chosen Merkos Publication's The Last Pair of Shoes as a runner-up for the Louis Posner Memorial 2005 Prize.

Judges selected The Last Pair of Shoes in the category of illustrated children’s books, for skillfully drawing the readers in and managing to “convey the moral value” without “being preachy.” ikened to the Jewish Pulitzer Prize, the National Jewish Book Awards have chosen Merkos Publication's The Last Pair of Shoes as a runner-up for the Louis Posner Memorial 2005 Prize.

About the Author

Sashi Fridman, grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from the Beth Rivkah Seminary in Brooklyn, is a popular author of children’s books with Jewish themes.  She is the author of When I Fell into my Kiddush Cup, Fishy Friday, and The Living Letter. Sashi currently lives in Moscow with her husband and children.

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Provider: Kehot Publication Society
Video title: The Last Pair of Shoes
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