Book Review Index

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Title Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Authorsort ascending
Ronit & Jamil Laskin, Pamela Katherine Tegin Books 2017 M/J 2018 5 Citrin, Rena
Wherever We Go! Altein, Chani Hachai 2014 M/J 15 14 Citrin, Rena
Poop Fountain! Angleberger, Tom The Qwikpick Papers Series Abrams 2014 S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
The Rat with the Human Face Angleberger, Tom The Qwikpick Papers Series Abrams 2015 S/O 2015 29 Citrin, Rena
Mazel Tov! It’s a Boy/Mazel Tov! It’s a Girl Korngold, Jamie S. Life Cycle series Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 14-15 Citrin, Rena
Social Skills Around the Clock Schonfeld, Rifka, Judowitz, Yoel Feldheim 2018 M/J 2019 17-18 Citrin, Rena
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Hoose, Phillip Farrar Straus & Giroux 2015 M/J 2016 13 Citrin, Rena
A Gefilte Fishy Tale Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne MB Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 39-40 Citrin, Rena
Shira, Detective - CHAMETZ Detective! Sabbag, Galia, Taylor, Erin Shira's Series 2014 F/M 16 46 Citrin, Rena
Meg Goldberg on Parade Rosenbaum, Andrea Warmflash Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 2016 14 Citrin, Rena
Florida-James, Mark Berlin Wolf Matador S/O14 43
Life in a Nazi Concentration Camp Nardo, Don Living History Series Referene Point Press S/O14 44
World War II Timeline, A Raum, Elizabeth Smithsonian War Time Lines Capston S/O14 45
I Am the Weapon Zadoff, Allen The Unknown Assassin: Book One Little Brown and Company 2013 S/O14 39 Punchuck, Kath
Learning Curve Raziel, Sara and Ilana Pollack Feldheim S/O14 38 Bloch, Marci Mavine
Family For Frayda, A Levin, Menucha Chana Hamodia Treasures S/O14 37-38
Shira at teh Temple - A Yom Kippur Story Abbag, Galia shiraseries.com 2013 S/O14 51-52 Bloomfield, Kathy
Adam & Thomas Appelfeld, Aharon Seven Stories Press 2015 M/J 2016 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
Free at Last: From Mud to Mirth–A Pesach Tale Broll, Michael, Chelma, David Paraboles Publishers 2013 N/D 14 7 Bloomfield, Kathy
Skullcaps and Crossbones: The Adventure sof Shmuel Kafri Klein, Yonah Feldheim S/O2014 39-40 Bloomfield, Kathy
Anna & Solomon Snyder, Elaine Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014 M/J 15 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Hidden Gold: A True Story of the Holocaust Burakowski, Ella Second Story Press 2015 M/J 2016 9-10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Ahrele 1: the Incredible, Touching Story of Rav Aharaon Margalit, Shlit"a Margalist, Aharon Feldheim S/O14 40 Bloomfield, Kathy
Escape in Time Lowenstein-Malz, Ronit MB Publishing 2015 M/J 2016 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
A Pizza Contest for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
King David & Akavish the Spider Rouss, Sylvia A. Apples and Honey Press 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Teacher Troubles for Jelly Eli Z. Adler, David A., Ackerman, Dena Menucha 2018 M/J 2019 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
Why Dogs Have Wet Noses Steven, Kenneth Enchanted Lion Books 2015 M/J 2016 4 Bloomfield, Kathy
Kelev's Journey: A Jewish Dog Wanders Home Hammerstein, David, Shems, Ed Wyndebirk Books 2016 S/O 2016 31 Bloomfield, Kathy
Paper Hearts: A Novel Based on True Events Wiviott, Meg Margaret K. McElderry/Simon & Schuster 2015 M/J 2016 10-11 Bloomfield, Kathy
Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story Newman, Leslea, Bates, Amy June Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019 M/J 2019 2-3 Bloomfield, Kathy
Cat at the Wall, The Ellis, Deborah Groundwood 2014 N/D 14 10 Bloomfield, Kathy
Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg Skinner House Books 2015 M/J 15 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
Girl with the Red Balloon, The Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2017 M/J 2018 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Bagels Come Home! Stuchner, Joan Betty Orca 2014 M/J 15 6 Bloomfield, Kathy
Yitzi and the Giant Menorah Ungar, Richard Tundra Books 2016 N/D 2016 3 Bloomfield, Kathy
JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary. Salkin, Jeffrey K. Jewish Publication Society 2017 M/J 2018 7 Bloomfield, Kathy
Understand Judaism Blohm, Craig E. Understanding World Religions Reference Point Press 2019 M/J 2019 17 Bloomfield, Kathy
Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf Wolfe, Greg Bloomsbury 2016 S/O 2016 38-39 Bloomfield, Kathy
Wolf in the Soul, A Berkowitz, Ira T. Leviathan Press S/O14 36-37 Bloomfield, Kathy
Netta and Her Plant Gellman, Ellie Lerner 2014 F/M14 14 Bloomfield, Kathy
Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America (1881-1914) Pressberg, Dava Rosen Publishing Group 2016 M/J 2016 13 Bloomfield, Kathy
From Foe to Friend & Other Stories Agnon, S. Y. The Toby Press 2014 M/J 15 1 Bloomfield, Kathy
Mister Doctor: Janusz Korczak & the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto Cohen-Janca, Irène Annick Press 2015 M/J 15 2 Bloomfield, Kathy
RIMON for Shira: A Rosh Hashanah Story Sabbag, Galia ShirasSeries.com 2013 S/O14 4`-41 Bloomfield, Kathy
Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank Churnin, Nancy, Nayberg, Yevgenia [nid:50827] illustrator Creston Books 2019 M/J 2019 19 Bloomfield, Kathy
Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron Braun, Eric Capstone Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 5 Bloomfield, Kathy
The Spy with the Red Balloon Locke, Katherine Albert Whitman 2018 M/J 2019 12 Bloomfield, Kathy
Last Night at the Circle Cinema Franklin, Emily Carolrhoda Books 2015 M/J 2016 8 Bloomfield, Kathy
I Say Shehechiyanu Rocklin, Joanne Kar-Ben 2015 M/J 15 10
A Bag of Marbles Joffo, Joseph Graphic Universe 2013 F/M14 2
Growing Suspicion: A Rebecca Mystery Greene, Jacqueline Dembar American Girl series American Girl Publishing S/O14 35-36
Sadie's Lag Ba'Omer Mystery Korngold, Jamie S. Kar-Ben S/O14 50
Let My Children Cook! A Passover Cookbood for Kids Ansh, Tamar The Judaica Press S/O14 35 Boomfield, Kathy
Let There Be light: Stories from Genesis in Verse Golick, Margie Margie Golick 2013 S/O14 33 Stein, Marion M
The Heart of the Matter: Studies in Jewish Mysticism and Theology Green, Arthur Jewish Publication Society 2015 N/D 2015 19 Stein, Marion M
Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today’s Jews for a Life That Matters., the Feinstein, Edward Jewish Lights Publishing 2014 S/O 2015 6 Stein, Marion M
Beautiful Yetta’s Hanukkah Kitten Pinkwater, Daniel Feiwel and Friends 2014 N/D 14 6 Marks, Allison
Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain Jules, Jacquleine Wisdom Tales S/O14 32 Marks, Allison
Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons McGinty, Alice B Charlesbridge S/O14 32 Marks, Allison
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne Second Story Press 2015 F/M 16 36 Marks, Allison
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein Berne, Jennifer Chronicle Books 2013 S/O14 33 Marks, Allison
Dreidels on the Brain. Ben Izzy, Joel Dial Books for Young Readers 2016 N/D 2016 1 Marks, Allison
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos Heiligman, Deborah Roaring Brook Press 2013 F/M14 3 Marks, Allison
Daniel in the Lions’ Den: The Brick Bible for Kids Smith, Brendan Powell Sky Pony Press 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Hanukkkah in Alaska Brown, Barbara Henry Holt 2013 S/O14 49 Marks, Allison
Jonah and the Whale: The Brick Bible for Kids Smith, Brendan Powell Sky Pony Press 2014 N/D 14 3 Marks, Allison
Hanukah in Alaaska Brown, Barbara Henry Hold 2013 S/O14 49 Marks, Allison
Winter Horses, The Kerr, Philip Alfred A. Knopf S/O14 43 Marks, Allison
The Travels of Daniel Ascher Levy-Bertherat, Deborah, Hunter, Adriana Other Press 2015 F/M 16 38-39 Marks, Allison
Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Take Kimmel, Eric A. Hyperion Books S/O14 50 Marks, Allison
Noah’s Ark: From Genesis Chapters 6-9 Falken, Linda Metropolitan Museum of Art 2015 N/D 2016 4 Marks, Allison
Finding the Worm Goldblatt, Mark Random House 2015 M/J 2016 6-7 Marks, Allison
Skating with the Statue of Liberty Meyer, Susan Lynn Delacorte Press 2016 S/O 2016 32 Marks, Allison
Golemito Stavans, Ilan NewSouth Books 2013 F/M14 13-14 Marks, Allison
Woundabout Rosen, Lev Little Brown and Company 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
The Mitten String Rosner, Jennifer Random House 2014 M/J 15 15 Marks, Allison
My Aunt Manya Patterson, Jose Troubador Publishing 2016 S/O 2016 32-33 Marks, Allison
Chick Chak Shabbat Rockliff, Mara Candlewick S/O14 51 Marks, Allison
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Albertalli, Becky Balzer + Bray 2015 M/J 2016 7 Marks, Allison
Honeyky Hanukah Guthrie, Woody, Horowitz, Dave Doubleday 2014 N/D 14 5 Marks, Allison
Numbers Poulsen, David Dundurn 2015 S/O 2016 33-34 Marks, Allison
Tap Metheny, Pat Tzakik/Nonesuch 2013 S/O14 30 Schiede, Daniel
Lyrical Eroticism in Judeo-Spanish Songs Hamui Sutton, Silvia Gaon Books 2017 F/M 2019 4 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Night Songs from a Neighboring Village: Ballads of the Ukrainian and Yiddish Heartland Alpert, Michael, Kytasty, Julian Oriente Musik 2014 M/J 2016 42 Pinnolis, Judith S.
Rheinsberg, a Storybook for Lovers and Among City Wizards Tucholsky, Kurt Berlinica Publishing S/O14 27 Batzdorff, Susanne M.
Medieval Karaite Pedagogical Grammar of Hebrew: A Critical Edition and English Translation of Kitab al- 'Uqud fiTasarif al-Luga al-'Ibraniyya Vidro, Nadia Brill 2013 S/O14 23
In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town Jewish Life in the Soviet Ukraine Veidlinger, Jeffrey Indiana University Press 2013 S/O14 23 Seigel, Amanda (Miryem-Khaye)
Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novel Tabachnick, Stephen E. University of Alabama Press S/O14 22 Berenson, Steven M.
Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace Ruebner, Josh Verso 2013 S/O14 21
Under the Heel of Bushido: Last Voices of the Jewish POWs of the Japanese in the Second World War Sugarman, Martin Valentine Mitchell SO/14 21-22
Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah, The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim Gugenheim, Claude-Annie OU Press 2014 S/O 2015 9 Gordon, Ilka
Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach: Life, Mission, and Legacy Ophir, Natan Modern Jewish Lives Urim M/J 15 34 Gordon, Ilka
Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990 Ginsburg, Shai P. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Syracuse University Press 2014 N/D 2015 18 Gordon, Ilka
Siddur Avodat Halev Herring, Rabbi Basil The Toby Press 2018 M/J 2019 29 Gordon, Ilka
Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America, the Berger, Joseph Harper Perennial 2014 S/O 2015 2 Gordon, Ilka
Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah, The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim Gugenheim, Claude-Annie OU Press 2014 M/J 15 26 Gordon, Ilka
New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction Aarons, Victoria, Patt, Avinoam J., Shechner, Mark Wayne State University Press 2015 M/J 2016 39 Gordon, Ilka
Laws of Cooking and Warming Food on Shabbat, The Willig, Mordechai Koren Publishers 2013 S/O14 25-26 Gordon, Ilka
Weekly Mitzva Tabory, Binyamin Maggid/Koren Publishers 2016 S/O 2016 18 Gordon, Ilka

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