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Sisterland Newbery, Linda 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOPTION, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ASSIMILIATION, DATING, DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, HOMOSEXUALITY, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, JEWS IN ENGLAND, MOTHERS, NEO-NAZISM, OLD AGE, PARENTS, PREJUDICE, SISTERS    384 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECT/KAVOD, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Singing Mountain, The Levitan, Sonia 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAAL TESHUVAH, FAMILY, IDENTITY, Israel 261 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Sing Praise Greene, Rhonda Gowler, Argoff, Patti 2006 Preschool ANIMALS, BIBLE STORIES, CREATION, GOD 32 p. JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, LOVING ALL OF GOD'S CREATION
Simon's Escape: A Story of the Holocaust Pryor, Bonnie 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 0 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Simon Says Griffis, Molly Levite 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES, PREJUDICE 264 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Simon and the Bear: a Hanukkah Story Kimmel, Eric A., Trueman, Matthew [nid:14789], illustrator 2014 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Hanukkah 40 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Silver Days Levitan, Sonia 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, WORKING PARENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 185 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Silver Cup, The Leeds, Constance 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ARTISTS, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 2 007 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Silent As a Stone: Mother Maria of Paris and the Trash Can Rescue Forest, Jim, Pancheshnaya, Dasha 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) CHRISTIANITY, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, Holocaust 0 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Signs in the Well Smith, Shoham, Mintzi, Vali 2019 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BOOKS AND READING, LEARNING 29 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, RESILIENCE
Sigmund Freud: Pioneer of the Mind Reef, Catherine 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FREUD, SIGMUND, JEWS IN AUSTRIA, SCIENCE 152 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Sid Fleischman Parker-Rock, Michelle 2008 Elementary (Grades 3-5) AUTHORS, Biography, MAGIC 48 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Sick kids in love Moskowitz, Hannah. 2019 High School - Adult ADOLESCENCE, DATING, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS 300 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Shylock's Daughter Pressler, Mirjam 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, FATHERS, GHETTOS, JEWS IN ITALY 0 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, CONTENTMENT VS. GREED/Pirke Avot 4:1, DISILLUSIONMENT/AGMAT NEFESH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH, NOT PLACING A STUMBLING BLOCK/LO TITEYN MICHSHOL, NOT TAKING REVENGE/LO TIKOM
Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924 Hopkinson, Deborah 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AMERICANIZATION, HOMES, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 144 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Shuli and Me, From Slavery to Freedom: A Storybook Omer Calendar Benjamin-Farren, Joan 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FRIENDSHIP, Holidays, LAG BA-OMER, Passover, Shavuot 116 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Shuki's Upside-Down Dream Ganz, Yaffa, Ackerman, Dena 2014 Preschool - Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY 25 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Shout in the Sunshine, A Ioannides, Mara W. Cohen 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS 157 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, TOLERANCE/sovlanut, TRANSGRESSION/AVERAH
Sholom's Treasure Silverman, Erica, Papp, Robert 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Biography, FAMILY, SHTETL 40 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Shoes For Amelie Steiner, Connie Colker, Rodier, Denis 2001 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN 48 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Shmuel Ha Nagid: A Tale of the Golden Age, Vol. 2 Mahr, Aryeh, Polls, Esteve 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, Biography, HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, JEWS IN SPAIN 56 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Shmuel Ha Nagid: A Tale of the Golden Age Mahr, Aryeh, Polls, Esteve 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, Biography, HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, JEWS IN SPAIN 55 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Shlomo's Little Joke Citron, Sterna, Rosen, Elizabeth 2009 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BAAL SHEM TOV, ETHICS, LEGENDS 22 p. HONESTY/EMET, SAINTLY PERSON/TZADIK, TRUTHFULNESS/DIBUR EMET
Shlemiel Crooks Olswanger, Anna, Koz, Paula Goodman 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANIMALS, COMMUNITY LIFE, CRIME AND CRIMINALS, ELIJAH (PROPHET), HUMOR, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, Passover, YIDDISH CULTURE 32 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, NOT STEALING/LO TIGNOV, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Ship to Nowhere: On Board the Exodus, The Arato, Rona 2016 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION 144 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, Love for Israel
Shining Star Altein, Chani 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY 240 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Shimri's Big Idea: A Story of Ancient Jerusalem Weber, Elka, Bousidan, Inbal Gigi 2019 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) ISRAEL - ANCIENT, JERUSALEM, SIBLINGS 32 p. INDUSTRIOUSNESS, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Take a Bath Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert 2014 Preschool - Primary (Kindergarten - Grade 2) CHILDREN 26 p. TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Shimmy Shambone Will Not Go to Bed Zoldan, Yael, Salanitro, Robert 2016 Preschool - Primary (Kindergarten - Grade 2) CHILDREN 37 p. GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Shema in the Mezuzah: Listening to Each Other, The Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, Rothenberg, Joani Keller 2012 Preschool - Primary (Kindergarten - Grade 2) COMMUNITY LIFE, MEZUZOT 32 p. AFFIXING A MEZUZAH/LIKBOA MEZUZAH, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO

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