Yuvi’s Candy Tree

Written by
Lesley Simpson 
Illustrated by
Janice Lee Porter 
Ages: 8+ Years
Last Sent to Families: April 2024


Plucky Yuvi, a little Jewish girl living in Ethiopia, dreams of a place where candy grows on trees. Based on a true story, this book tells of Yuvi’s extraordinary journey to Israel with her grandmother -- a passage from famine and fear to oranges and freedom.

Big Question

Can a place be “home” if you’ve never been there?