Daddy's Chair

Daddy s Chair When Michael s father dies his family sits shiva observing the Jewish week of mourning and remembers the good things about him

  • Title: Daddy's Chair
  • Author: Sandy Lanton
  • ISBN: 9780929371511
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When Michael s father dies his family sits shiva, observing the Jewish week of mourning, and remembers the good things about him.

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    1. A tender book on loss, from the Jewish perspective. A young boy's father dies, and throughout the week of "sitting shiva" the boy begins to accept his loss and realizes that while nobody can ever replace his father, others can fill in that huge hole in his life (and heart) just a bit.

    2. Author Sandy Lanton has taken a sensitive subject and written a touching book about dealing with loss. Brothers Joshua and Michael are with their mother who is sitting Shiva, the seven day mourning custom in the Jewish religion. At first, Michael is having issues with anyone using his father's chair. He makes a sign letting everyone know not to sit in his father's place. His mother gently reminds him that he'd been very ill, and has passed away from cancer. Michael is having issues about things [...]

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