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‘Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue’ tells of whaling history

As an avid reader and award-winning children’s book author, Heidi Smith Hyde is always on the lookout for that spark of inspiration that will lead to her next story.

With the recent release of “Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue,” Smith Hyde’s third children’s book, all published by Kar-Ben, the Newton resident once again transforms her curiosity about an obscure time period into a captivating and informative book.

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