If you’re a parent to young kids, chances are you spend a lot of time worrying about germs. Join UJA Young Families for a reading of the timely new book Germaine: The Cold Who Could by author Samantha Claster, followed by an art project led by illustrator and educator Lisa Cusano. Our kids will exercise their creative skills and have fun, while learning how germs spread and the importance of healthy hygiene habits.
Plus, teach your children about the importance of tzedakah and how your family can give back with UJA this summer. You’ll also discover how UJA is providing crucial services to people in need during this challenging time.
Samantha Claster is a native New Yorker; Germaine: The Cold Who Could is her debut picture book. She is a mother, of two young girls and one young boy, who battles germs every day, and who unfortunately often loses. Samantha hopes that this story can help even one household stay healthy and have fun!
Lisa Cusano is a native New Yorker and illustrator of One Tooth Less. She has been bringing love and inspiration to children through teaching for 20 years. Lisa is now broadening her reach through her picture book illustrations.
Rebecca Altman, Lauren Bloomgarden, Shelby Cohen, Erica Crisses, Michelle Dinenberg, Lauren Goldman, Blair Lichter, Debbie Lusman, Aviva Peykar, Ariele Sabet, Dina Shamsian, Janna Stern, and their families