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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Reviewing: “The Accident,” by Faygie Holt. Menucha Publishers, Inc., 124 pages. 2018. ISBN 978-1-61465-427-8.

“The Accident” by Faygie Holt is the third installment of the bestselling Achdus Club book series for children. Aimed at girls in grades 3-5, the books deal with the ups and downs of life and friendship. The first book, “The New Girl,” was released in 2015 and is now in its third printing. Book two, 2016’s “Trouble Ahead,” is also garnering great feedback from readers. In book three, “The Accident,” Tova is preparing to share a big secret with her twin sister, Shulamis, when an accident keeps her from telling what she knows. Will they be able to come together after the accident or will Tova’s secret and Shulamis’ fears and guilt drive the sisters apart? Enter the Achdus Club, whose members will work hard to get the Green twins back on track.