A 2000 Parents' Choice Recommended Winner
Zayde Mendel wants to do his share of kindness and cook porridge for hungry people during the War. The problem is, as Bubbe Hinda points out, he's never cooked anything in his life! But Zayde keeps asking, "How hard could it be?" In this tale, based on true events, Bubbe Hinda is kind to the sick, Zayde Mendel is kind to the hungry, and both of them are kind to each other.