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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Prisoner In Time: A Child of the Holocaust Melnikoff, Pamela 2003 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FANTASY, GOLEM, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA) 0 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HONORING TEACHERS/KIBBUD MORIM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, SAINTLY PERSON/TZADIK, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
97 Orchard Street, New York: Stories of Immigrant Life Granfield, Linda, Alda, Arlene 2002 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School AMERICANIZATION, HOMES, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 0 p. INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Noah and the Great Flood Gerstein, Mordicai 1999 Preschool BIBLE STORIES, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 0 p. OBEDIENCE TO GOD
Even Higher Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Parker, Robert Andrew 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Holidays, MAGIC, Passover, SEDER 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, HEARING THE SHOFAR/LISHMOA KOL SHOFAR, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Raoul Wallenberg: Swedish Diplomat and Humanitarian Streissguth, Thomas 1995 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, HEROES, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 0 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Ten Commandments for Jewish Children, The Nerlove, Miriam 1999 Preschool BIBLE STORIES, COMMANDMENTS 0 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Purim Goodies Hoffman, Amalia 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ACTORS, FOOD, Holidays, Purim 0 p. DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT
Escape to the Forest: Based on a True Story of the Holocaust Radin, Ruth Yaffe, Hamlin, Janet 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN POLAND 0 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Golem, The Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Shulevitz, Uri 2004 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, GOLEM, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA), LEGENDS 0 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR
Angels Sweep the Desert Floor: Bible Legends About Moses in the Wilderness Chaikin, Miriam, Koshkin, Alexander 2002 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANGELS, BIBLE STORIES, MIDRASH, MODERN, MOSES (PROPHET), MIRIAM (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 0 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Good-Bye Marianne: The Graphic Novel Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, JEWS IN GERMANY 0 p. GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Gittel's Hands Silverman, Erica, Lattimore, Deborah Noure 1992 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FATHERS, FOLKLORE, ELIJAH (PROPHET) 0 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, IGNORANT PERSON/AM HAARETZ, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM
Dybbuk Prose, Francine, Podwal, Mark 1993 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANGELS, FOLKLORE, LEGENDS, MARRIAGE, EVIL SPIRITS 0 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, NOT PLACING A STUMBLING BLOCK/LO TITEYN MICHSHOL, SOUL/NESHAMA
Esther's Story Wolkstein, Diane, Wijngaard, Juan 1992 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ESTHER (BIBLICAL FIGURE), Holidays, Purim 0 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
The Lost Childhood: A World War II Memoir Nir, Yehuda 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, JEWS IN POLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 0 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Family Haggadah, The Schecter, Ellen, Waldman, Neil 1999 Preschool HAGGADAH, Passover, SEDER 0 p. REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Hoppy Hanukkah Glaser, Linda, Howarth, Daniel 1991 Preschool Hanukkah, Holidays 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Journeys With Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet Goldin, Barbara Diamond, Pinkney, Jerry 1999 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, ELIJAH (PROPHET) 0 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM
Noah's Ark Cousins, Lucy 1999 Preschool BIBLE STORIES, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 0 p. FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, OBEDIENCE TO GOD
Even Higher Peretz, I. L., Parker, Robert Andrew 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Holidays, MAGIC, Passover, SEDER 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, HEARING THE SHOFAR/LISHMOA KOL SHOFAR, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Swindletop Ruby, Lois 1996 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AFRICAN AMERICANS, AMERICANIZATION, COMMUNITY LIFE, DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - TEXAS, PREJUDICE 0 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, SLANDER/REKHILUT, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Theo Harrison, Barbara 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BROTHERS, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, ORPHANS, PUPPETRY 0 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Good-Bye Marianne: The Graphic Novel Mahr, Aryeh 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HEBREW LANGUAGE, KABBALAH, MYSTICISM 0 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH
Big, Quiet House, A Forest, Heather, Greenstein, Susan 2000 Preschool FAMILY, FOLKLORE, ANIMALS 0 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Kibitzers and Fools: Tales My Zayda Told Me Taback, Simms 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, HUMOR, YIDDISH CULTURE, YIDDISH LANGUAGE 0 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Israel Mitten, Christopher 1987 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Israel 0 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Elisabeth Nivola, Claire 2003 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S 0 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Flying Latke, The Yorinks, Arthur, Waldman, Neil 1999 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, Hanukkah 0 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
The littlest Levine Lanton, Sandy, Kawa, Cosei Preschool FAMILY, Passover 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM
Just Right: The Story of a Jewish Home Emerman, Ellen, Krantz, Sarah 1999 Preschool FAMILY, HOMES, SYMBOLS AND SYMBOLISM 0 p. AFFIXING A MEZUZAH/LIKBOA MEZUZAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT

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