Adam and Eve's First Sunset: God's New Day

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Jewish Lights Pub., 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A lesson in hope and faith and learning that there are some things in life beyond our control for every child who has worried about what comes next.

Adam and Eve's very first day in the Garden of Eden was perfect safe and unshadowed by worry, doubt, or fear. God's first two people saw morning lift the sun high in the bright sky, and they rested in the contented warmth of the peaceful afternoon.

Before long, Adam and Eve realized that the sun was slipping away. First it began to sink beneath the clouds, to fall behind the mountains, and then the sky became dark, the air cold.

This engaging new story from award-winning author Sandy Eisenberg Sasso explores fear and hope, faith and gratitude in ways that will delight kids and adults inspiring us to bless each of God's new days and nights."

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User Review  - Kay - Goodreads

Interesting story told from the view point of a new Adam and Eve who didn't know that the sun sets every day. Great way to talk about the uncertainty of the future and being scared with kiddos. Read full review

Review: Adam & Eve's First Sunset: God's New Day

User Review  - Goodreads

Interesting story told from the view point of a new Adam and Eve who didn't know that the sun sets every day. Great way to talk about the uncertainty of the future and being scared with kiddos. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, a parent, spiritual leader, and storyteller, is the awardwinning author of God's Paintbrush , In God's Name , God In Between and many other inspiring books for children of all faiths and backgrounds. The second woman to be ordained as a rabbi (1974) and the first rabbi to become a mother, she and her husband, Dennis, were the first rabbinical couple to jointly lead a congregation--Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis. They have two children, David and Debora, and three grandchildren. Sasso, who holds a doctorate in ministry, is active in the interfaith community, and has written and lectured on the renewal of spirituality and the discovery of the religious imagination in children of all faiths. Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is available to speak on the following topics: Nurturing the Spiritual Imagination of Children Tell Me a Story: Reading the Bible and the Religious Imagination of Children Filling in the Blanks: How Women Read the Bible Women and Judaism: A Personal Journey Midrash as a Tool for Spiritual Reflection Click here to contact the author.

Joani Keller Rothenberg is illustrator of Adam and Eve's First Sunset: God's New Day and other children's books. She earned a master's degree in art therapy from Leslie College and works extensively with children as an art therapist and as a muralist. She has four children and lives in Indianapolis.

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