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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Israel Corona, Laurel 1995 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School Israel 112 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Elie Wiesel: Witness for Humanity Koestler-Grack, Rachel 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, Holocaust, WIESEL, ELIE 112 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Oskar Schindler: Righteous Gentile Roberts, Jeremy 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 112 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, 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
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
Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales For Jewish Children Weber, Ilse 2001 Elementary (Grades 3-5) MITZVOT, SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA), SUPERNATURAL STORIES 113 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, SAINTLY PERSON/TZADIK, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Alexandra's Scroll: The Story of the First Hanukkah Chaikin, Miriam 2002 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Hanukkah, MACCABEES, SCRIBES, ISRAEL - ANCIENT, HISTORY - ANCIENT 113 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL
Celebrate! Stories of the Jewish Holidays Berger, Gilda, Catalanotto, Peter 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Holidays 114 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) DEATH, FRIENDSHIP, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, MOTHERS, MOURNING, SCHOOL STORIES, sports 115 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH
Bad Stuff in the News: A Guide to Handling the Headlines Gellman, Marc 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ABUSE, ANTI-SEMITISM, DEATH, DISEASE, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY, PREJUDICE, TERMINALLY ILL, TERRORISM 116 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Bad Stuff in the News: A Guide to Handling the Headlines Hartman, Thomas 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ABUSE, ANTI-SEMITISM, DEATH, DISEASE, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY, PREJUDICE, TERMINALLY ILL, TERRORISM 116 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
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
Out of Line: Growing Up Soviet Grimberg, Tina 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) COMMUNISM, FAMILY, JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION, SCHOOL 117 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Photo Odyssey: Solomon Carvalho's Remarkable Western Adventure, 1853-54 Hirschfelder, Arlene B. 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, CARVALHO, SOLOMON, EXPLORERS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, PHOTOGRAPHY 118 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT
Clouds of Glory Chaikin, Miriam, Frampton, David 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANGELS, BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH, MIDRASH, MIDRASH, MODERN 118 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BLESSINGS OF THANKS FOR PLEASURES GRANTED TO HUMANS/BIRCHOT HA - NEHENIN, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, HOLINESS/KEDUSHA, OBEDIENCE TO GOD
Dolls' Journey to Eretz-Israel, The Regelson, Abraham 1996 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FANTASY, Israel 118 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT
Faige Finds a Way Brandeis, Batsheva, Levitas, Alexandra 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, MITZVOT, SHTETL, SISTERS 118 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH
Secret Tunnel, The Weider, Joy Nelkin 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JERUSALEM 119 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON
More Wise Men of Helm and Their Merry Tales Simon, Solomon, Kraft, Stephen 1974 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FOLKLORE, SHTETL 119 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, IGNORANT PERSON/AM HAARETZ, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL
Diamond Tree, The: Jewish Tales from Around the World Fagan, Cary, Petricic, Dusan 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIRTHDAYS, CLOTHING AND DRESS, FAMILY 120 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Yoni Netanyahu: Commando at Entebbe Speregen-Newberger, Devra 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HEROES, Israel, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB 120 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REDEEMING THE HOSTAGE/PIDYYON SH'VUYYIM, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Yoni Netanyahu: Commando at Entebbe Meltzer, Milton, Dinnerstein, Harvey 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AFRICAN AMERICAN-JEWISH RELATIONS, AMERICANIZATION, ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORY-MODERN, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, ZIONISM 120 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Yoni Netanyahu: Commando at Entebbe Cassway, Esta 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PROPHETS, PROPHETS 120 p. ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE/SHOFTIM, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, LOVE FOR TORAH, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Wise...and Not So Wise: Ten Tales From the Rabbis Gershator, Phillis, Ginsburg, Alexa 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ISRAEL - ANCIENT, LEGENDS, MIDRASH, RABBIS, TALMUD 120 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, HONESTY/EMET, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Jason's Miracle Benderly, Beryl Lieff 2003 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Hanukkah, Holidays, MACCABEES, FANTASY 120 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Rosie in Los Angeles: Action! Matas, Carol 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ACTORS, ANIMALS, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 120 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
Diamond Tree, The: Jewish Tales from Around the World Schwartz, Howard, Shulevitz, Uri 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, LEGENDS 120 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AVOIDING TEMPTATION, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, DWELLING IN A SUKKAH/LAYSHEV BASUKKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, HONESTY/EMET, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LEAVING GLEANINGS FOR THE POOR/AM HAARETZ, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
At Issue in History: The Founding of the State of Israel Bard, Mitchell 2003 High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, PALESTINIANS 121 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Yossel April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Kubert, Joe 1993 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 121 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Adventures of Rabbi Harvey, The: A Graphic Novel of Jewish Wisdom and Wit in the Wild West Sheinkin, Steve 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FOLKLORE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, LEGENDS 123 p. HONESTY/EMET, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, HUMILITY/ANAVAH, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
Orphan Rescue, The Dublin, Anne, Leng, Qin 2012 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BROTHERS, GRANDPARENTS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN POLAND, ORPHANS, SISTERS 124 p. INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, KEEPING ONE'S WORD/NEDARIM, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Albert Einstein: The Jewish Man Behind the Theory Speregen-Newberger, Devra 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Biography, EINSTEIN, ALBERT, SCIENCE, ZIONISM 124 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Rosie in New York: Gotcha! Matas, Carol 2000 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, LABOR UNIONS, SOCIAL ACTION 124 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel Wolfman, Marv 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ISRAEL - HISTORY, ZIONISM 124 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Israel Slavicek, Louise Chipley 1990 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, JEWISH - MOSLEM RELATIONS, PALESTINE, PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANIZATION (PLO), PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY (PA), PALESTINIANS 126 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Golden Dreydl, The Kushner, Ellen, Pancheshnaya, Dasha 2007 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FANTASY, Hanukkah, Holidays 126 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Dan and the Mudman Zucker, Jonny 2009 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, FANTASY, GOLEM, JEWS IN ENGLAND, SCHOOL STORIES 127 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Palestinians, The Carew-Miller, Anna 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY (PA) 127 p.
Rabbi Harvey Rides Again: A Graphic Novel Of Jewish Folktales Let Loose In The Wild West Sheinkin, Steve 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ACTORS, FOLKLORE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, LEGENDS 127 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, HONESTY/EMET, HUMILITY/ANAVAH, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
Ghosts and Golems: Haunting Tales of the Supernatural Penn, Malka, Black, Theodor 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CONTINUITY, DEATH, SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS, SUPERNATURAL STORIES 127 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT
Welcome to Israel Rivlin, Lilly 2000 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Israel, JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ISRAEL - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS 127 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Escape - Teens on the Run: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Altman, Linda Jacobs 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Hitler's Daughter French, Jackie 1997 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DISABILITY AWARENESS, FATHERS, Holocaust, HUMAN RIGHTS, NAZISM, PREJUDICE, RESPONSIBILITY, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 128 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, LOVING ALL OF GOD'S CREATION, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, RESPECTING THE DISABLED, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Freak II, The: Visions Matas, Carol 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School SUPERNATURAL STORIES 128 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Doll Shop Downstairs, The McDonough, Yona A., Maione, Heather 2009 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, SISTERS 128 p. HONESTY/EMET, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, NOT COVETING/LO TACHMOD, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People, Revised and Expanded Altman, Linda Jacobs 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School GENOCIDE, Holocaust 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
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
Shattered Youth in Nazi Germany: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Altman, Linda Jacobs 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HITLER YOUTH, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Courageous Teen Resisters: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Byers, Anne 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Kids' Cartoon Bible, The Burstein, Chaya 2000 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BIBLE STORIES 128 p. GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
Myriam Mendilow, Mother of Jerusalem Cytron, Barry 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) OLD AGE, POVERTY 128 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Trapped - Youth in the Nazi Ghettos: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Byers, Anne 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) GHETTOS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) SCIENCE 128 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Steven Spielberg: Director of Blockbuster Films Edge, Laura B. 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, Holocaust 128 p. PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Israel in the News: Past, Present, and Future Aretha, David 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT 128 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Youth Destroyed - The Nazi Camps: Primary Sources from the Holocaust Byers, Anne 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Leonard Bernstein: In Love with Music Lazo, Caroline Evensen 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, Music, MUSICIANS 128 p. LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Sami’s Sleepaway Summer Meyerhoff, Jenny Elementary (Grades 3-5) CAMPS AND CAMPING, FRIENDSHIP, SABBATH 128 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Memories of Babi Siegal, Aranka 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FARMS AND FARMING, GRANDPARENTS, Holocaust, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 128 p. DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Lise Meitner: Pioneer of Nuclear Fission Hamilton, Janet 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Biography, SCIENCE 128 p. WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Whirlwind, The Matas, Carol 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRIENDSHIP, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Zayda Was a Cowboy Nislick, June Levitt 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - TEXAS 128 p. REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust Berkovits, Elly Gross 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FAMILY, Holocaust, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, POETRY 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Niels Bohr: Physicist and Humanitarian Pasachoff, Naomi E. 2002 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN DENMARK, SCIENCE, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 128 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Rosie in Chicago: Play Ball! Matas, Carol 2003 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ATHLETES, BROTHERS, FAMILY, IDENTITY, sports, HISTORICAL FICTION, BASEBALL 128 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Dog of Knots Kaplan, Kathy Walden 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, ISRAEL - YOM KIPPUR WAR 128 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year Bloomfield, Jill Colella, Coppola, Angela 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult COOKBOOKS, FOOD, Holidays 128 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
After the War Matas, Carol 1997 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, REFUGEES, JEWISH 128 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Freak, The Matas, Carol 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, DISEASE, FAMILY, HIGH HOLY DAYS, SUPERNATURAL STORIES 128 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Witnesses to War Leapman, Michael 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, NAZISM 129 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Dynamic Women Dancers Dublin, Anne 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BIOGRAPHY-COLLECTIONS, DANCING 129 p. REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Moses In Egypt Banks, Lynne Reid 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH, BROTHERS, JEWS IN EGYPT, MOSES (PROPHET) 129 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
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
Gravity Lieberman, Leanne 2010 High School FAMILY, HOMOSEXUALITY, ORTHODOX JUDAISM 130 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Old Country, The Gerstein, Mordicai 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FANTASY, PREJUDICE, WAR 130 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT MURDERING/LO TIRTZACH, RETSICHAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, NOT STEALING/LO TIGNOV
All for the Boss: Stories from the Life of R'Yaakov Yosef Herman, a Torah Pioneer in America Shain, Ruchoma, Geffen, Bethia 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School Biography, Israel, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES, ORTHODOX JUDAISM, PARENTS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, RABBIS 131 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVE FOR TORAH, PIETY
YaYa and YoYo Sliding Into the New Year Weinstein, Dori 2013 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HIGH HOLY DAYS, Holidays 132 p. HEARING THE SHOFAR/LISHMOA KOL SHOFAR, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Daughter of Light Attema, Martha 2001 Elementary (Grades 3-5) CHILDBIRTH, HISTORICAL FICTION, MOTHERS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 133 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Greater Than Angels Matas, Carol 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 133 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Three Across: The Great Transatlantic Air Race of 1927 Finkelstein, Norman H. 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) #N/A 134 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Truth About My Bat Mitzvah, The Baskin, Nora Raleigh, Adams, Sarah 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAT MITZVAH, INTERMARRIAGE 134 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
44 Hours or Strike! Dublin, Anne 2015 LABOR UNIONS, JEWS IN CANADA 135 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg: Baseball Pioneer Sommer, Shelley 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ATHLETES, BASEBALL, Biography, HEROES 135 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, STRENGTH/KOACH
Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion Kimmel, Eric A. 2004 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Adult HAGGADAH, Holidays, MIRACLES, Passover, SEDER 136 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Like a Maccabee Bietz, Barbara 2007 Elementary (Grades 3-5) GRANDPARENTS, Hanukkah, Holidays, SCHOOL STORIES, sports 136 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Year of Goodbyes, The Levy, Debbie 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, JEWS IN GERMANY 136 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Israel Garfinkle, Adam 1995 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ISRAEL - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS 136 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Rivka's Way Kanefield, Teri 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School GHETTOS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA) 137 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, KEEPING ONE'S WORD/NEDARIM
Enemy Has a Face, The Miklowitz, Gloria D. 1997 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, BROTHERS, CRIME AND CRIMINALS, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, MYSTERY STORIES, PALESTINIANS, SCHOOL STORIES 139 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, MOTHERS, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, FANTASY, DISEASE 139 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Unjust Cause Peterseil, Tehila 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DYSGRAPHIA, FAMILY, FATHERS, LEARNING DISABILITIES, SCHOOL STORIES, SPECIAL EDUCATION, TEACHERS 142 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING THE DISABLED
A Promise Fulfilled: Theodor Herzl, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, and the Creation of the State of Israel Greenfeld, Howard 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, Israel, ZIONISM 143 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Albert Einstein Krull, Kathleen, Kulikov, Boris 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Biography, EINSTEIN, ALBERT, SCIENCE 143 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, PURSUING PEACE/RODEF SHALOM, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM
Finding Sophie Watts, Irene N. 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN ENGLAND, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 144 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
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
Three Times Chai: 54 Rabbis Tell Their Favorite Stories Becker, Laney Katz 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult FOLKLORE, RABBIS, STORY TELLING 144 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Israel, Revised Edition Hintz, Martin 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult Israel 144 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Frontier Merchants: Lionel and Barron Jacobs and the Jewish Pioneers Who Settled the West Stanley, Jerry 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Biography, BROTHERS, FAMILY, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, OCCUPATIONS 144 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish Deutsch, Barry 2015 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HEROES, ORTHODOX JUDAISM 144 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Israel, Revised Edition Garfinkle, Adam 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, Israel 144 p. , ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM
The Ship to Nowhere Arato, Rona 2016 HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, Israel, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION 144 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW

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