"The chunky, stylized art is a good match for this pleasing story, which not only shows a lovely link between generations but also proves that you're never to old to learn."
"Pinson makes an assured authorial debut with a much-needed story about an increasingly common Jewish life cycle ritual."
starred, Publishers Weekly
"The straightforward, clean, and simple text portrays a warm and loving family and community. The folksy acrylic illustrations are friendly, rounded, and colorful . . . This book fills a gap we didn't even know we had in a positive way."
School Library Journal