Month Seven: A Call to Rest
When Brother and Sister learn some traditions of the Jewish Sabbath from Mrs. Weber’s mother and then some traditions from the Muslim holy day of Friday from Rami Hadid, they are excited about adding a new tradition of their own: a way of formally and joyfully beginning their Day of Rest.
Characters in this Story
The Webers are some of Martin and Sylvia's family's very closest friends. The Weber children - Jonathan and Sasha - are regular playmates over at the tall house with lots of windows. And the two families often have wonderful and even extraordinary adventures together.
Martin is the delightful older brother in all of the various Martin & Sylvia Series. Known for his bright ideas, his enterprising spirit and his kind heart, this seven year old boy finds adventure at all turns, and in all seasons.
Sylvia is the younger sister in the well-loved Martin & Sylvia stories. Five years old, she is known for her cleverness, her delight, and her wonderful sense of humor. She and her brother Martin create adventures and discover marvels -- whether they are at home or out exploring their town.