1st ed. - New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2006.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
A soldier tells George Washington the miraculous story of how a ragtag army of Jewish soldiers defeated a much larger force of powerful Greeks, a tale that provides just the kind of inspiration the General needs. aQuietly beautiful watercolor illustrations draw a visual distinction between the frigid blue Pennsylvania night and the golden light of ancient Israel, which is further reflected in the warm glow of the Hanukkah candles.a a"School Library Journal". (source: Nielsen Book Data)