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We Just Want to Live Here: a Palestinian Teenager, an Israeli Teenager-an Unlikely Friendship Tempel, Sylke 1996 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, FRIENDSHIP, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, PALESTINE, PALESTINIANS 154 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
We Gave the World Moses and Bagels: Art and Wisdom of Jewish Children Heller, David 2002 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) IDENTITY, Israel, JUDAISM 92 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
We are Jewish Faces Darvick, Debra B. 2018 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) CHILDREN, IDENTITY, JUDAISM 32 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
Way Too Much Challah Dough Shulman, Goldie, Romanenko, Vitaly 2006 Preschool Holidays, SABBATH 36 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Way Meat Loves Salt, The Jaffe, Nina, August, Louise 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, RIDDLES, ELIJAH (PROPHET) 28 p. FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONESTY/EMET, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM
Watermelon in the sukkah, a Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Preschool SUKKOT 24 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Watch Out for Flying Kids!: How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community Levinson, Cynthia 2015 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS 224 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
War Within These Walls, The Sax, Aline Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 176 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
War in the Middle East: A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War Hampton, Wilborn 1976 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Israel, ISRAEL - YOM KIPPUR WAR, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION (PLO), WAR 112 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
War Against God and His People, The: A Guide to the Holocaust for Young People Burstein, Shmuel 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 278 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Walls of Cartagena, The Durango, Julia, Pohrt, Tom 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CATHOLIC CHURCH, DISEASE, HISTORICAL FICTION, INQUISITION, SLAVERY 152 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Walking the Bible Feiler, Bruce, Meret, Sasha 1996 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ABRAHAM (PATRIARCH), ARCHEOLOGY, Bible, CREATION, Israel, JERUSALEM, MOSES (PROPHET), NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE), SARAH (MATRIARCH) 108 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH
Walker's Crossing Naylor, Phyllis R. 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, BROTHERS, NEO-NAZISM, PREJUDICE 0 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONESTY/EMET, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Walk Till You Disappear Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, Sawyer, Odessa 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 208 p. DEVOTION/KAVANAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, HONORING HUMAN BEINGS/KEVOD HA-BERIOT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Walk the Dark Streets Baer, Edith 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KRISTALLNACHT, JEWS IN GERMANY, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 280 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Waiting Wall, The Braunstein, Leah Levy, Curiel, Gil-Ly Alon 2009 Preschool MESSIAH, WESTERN WALL 32 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ART, ARTISTS, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MENTAL HEALTH 201 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Voice from the Holocaust, A Schulz, Carol D. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School FAMILY, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 128 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Vive la Paris! Codell, Esme Raji 1993 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, Holocaust, SCHOOL STORIES 209 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Viva, Rose! Krawitz, Susan 2017 JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 240 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Visiting a Synagogue Nason, Ruth 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) JUDAISM, SYMBOLS AND SYMBOLISM, SYNAGOGUES 24 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Visit to Oma, A Russo, Marisabina 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) GRANDPARENTS, IMAGINATION, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, OLD AGE 32 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, Music, SCHOOL STORIES 130 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Village of Scoundrels Preus, Margi 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN FRANCE, RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 304 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living Redsand, Anna S. 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MENTAL HEALTH, SCIENCE 150 p. STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Very Best Hanukkah Gift, The Rocklin, Joanne, O'Neil, Catherine 1999 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, FAMILY, Hanukkah, SISTERS, ANIMALS 0 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Varian Fry: Hero of the Holocaust Price, Sean 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 32 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Vanishing Girl, The: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) MYSTERY STORIES 60 p.
Upstairs Room, The Reiss, Johanna 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FARMS AND FARMING, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, SISTERS 196 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AVOIDING TEMPTATION, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult HISTORICAL FICTION, LABOR UNIONS, Women 346 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV

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