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Yossi's Goal Schwartz, Ellen, Silvana Bevilacqua 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN CANADA, sports 144 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Out of the Shadows: An Artist's Journey Waldman, Neil 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ART, ARTISTS, FAMILY, PARENTS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 144 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Israel, Second Edition Rosh, Mair 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Israel 144 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America Sandler, Martin W. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) AMERICANIZATION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 144 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, and Mystery During World War II Borden, Louise Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 144 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak Ellis, Deborah 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - CHILDREN, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, PALESTINIANS 144 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Playing Dad's Song Friedman, D. Dina 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) DEATH, FAMILY, FATHERS, Music 144 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Lonek's Journey: The True Story of a Boy's Escape to Freedom Whiteman, Dorit Bader 2006 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Holocaust, JEWS IN POLAND, JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION 144 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Women's Work: the Story of Betty Friedan Bohannon, Lisa Frederiksen 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, FEMINISM, Women 144 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM
Women's Work: the Story of Betty Friedan Codell, Esme Raji 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, SCHOOL STORIES 144 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Hero Attema, Martha 1997 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANIMALS, FARMS AND FARMING, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 144 p. KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Treasure In the Tiny Blue Tin, The Ducharme, Dede Fox 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - TEXAS 144 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Searching for Anne Frank: Letters from Amsterdam to Iowa Rubin, Susan Goldman 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FARMS AND FARMING, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, SISTERS 144 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword Deutsch, Barry 2012 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FANTASY, ORTHODOX JUDAISM 144 p. AVOIDING TEMPTATION, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Zoe's Extraordinary Holiday Adventures Minaki, Christina 2008 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) DISABILITY AWARENESS, Holidays, SCHOOL STORIES 145 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Streets Are Paved with Gold, The Weissenberg, Frances 1993 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) AMERICANIZATION, BROTHERS, DISEASE, Education, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, INTERMARRIAGE, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, MOTHERS, PARENTS 145 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Stolen Words Koss, Amy 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DEATH, FAMILY, FUNERAL RITES AND CUSTOMS, MOTHERS, MOURNING, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, TRAVEL 145 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Surviving Hitler: A Boy In the Nazi Death Camps Warren, Andrea 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 146 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH
After the Holocaust Greenfeld, Howard 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, REFUGEES, JEWISH 146 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Back of Beyond: A Bar Mitzvah Journey Waysman, Dvora 1996 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAR MITZVAH, COMPARATIVE RELIGION, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS 148 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, KOSHER/KASHRUT, LOVE FOR TORAH
Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian who could do everything Dublin, Anne 1996 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ATHLETES, Biography, JEWS IN CANADA 148 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Unresolved, The Welsh, T. S. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, DEATH, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY 149 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret Blume, Judy 1951 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ADOLESCENCE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, GOD, IDENTITY, MENSTRUATION, SCHOOL STORIES 149 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Zemach, Margot 1995 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANIMALS, FAMILY, FOLKLORE, JEWS IN POLAND 149 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
Dear Emma Hurwitz, Johanna, Garrison, Barbara 2003 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, SISTERS, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 150 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Notorious Izzy Fink, The Brown, Don 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY 150 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Power of Song and Other Sephardic Tales, The Roth, Rita, Ginsburg, Alexa 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult FOLKLORE, SEPHARDIM 150 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
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
Journey to America Levitan, Sonia 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY, MOTHERS, NAZISM, REFUGEES, JEWISH, SISTERS 150 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
Night Journey, The Lasky, Kathryn 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 151 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL
Whispers from the Camps McKay, Sharon E. 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 151 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Daughters of Fire: Heroines of the Bible Manushkin, Fran, Shulevitz, Uri 2001 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BIBLE STORIES, LEGENDS, WOMEN IN THE BIBLE 151 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PIETY, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON, RIGHTEOUSNESS/ TZEDEK, TZEDEKIM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, VIRTUOUS PEOPLE/BAL MIDDOT
Hiding Edith Kacer, Kathy 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 151 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Adara Gormley, Beatrice 2002 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BIBLE STORIES, DISEASE, HISTORY - ANCIENT, ISRAEL - ANCIENT, PROPHETS 151 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Freak III, The: Far Matas, Carol 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) SUPERNATURAL STORIES 152 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
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
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
The Baby Experiment Dublin, Anne 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, CHILD CARE, DISEASE, JEWS IN GERMANY, ORPHANS, POVERTY, VALUES 152 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, MERCY, 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
Understanding the Holy Land: Answering Questions about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Frank, Mitch 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, PALESTINIANS 152 p. SURVIVAL, JEWISH
An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank Alphin, Elaine Marie 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, CRIME AND CRIMINALS 152 p. NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR
Secrets In the House of Delgado Miklowitz, Gloria D. 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, CATHOLIC CHURCH, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, HISTORICAL FICTION, INQUISITION, JEWS IN SPAIN 152 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR, REDEEMING THE HOSTAGE/PIDYYON SH'VUYYIM, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM
Our Land of Israel Burstein, Chaya 2000 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Israel, ISRAEL - CHILDREN, ISRAEL - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ISRAEL - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, ISRAEL-KIBBUTZIM 152 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Mara's Stories: Glimmers In the Dark Schmidt, Gary 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, LEGENDS, SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS 152 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH
After the Train Whelan, Gloria 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ADOPTION, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, IDENTITY 152 p. NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
10 Days Anne Frank Colbert, David 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust 152 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Quake!: Disaster in San Francisco, 1906 Karwoski, Gail Langer, Papp, Robert 1999 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, PREJUDICE 153 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
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
Broken Song Lasky, Kathryn 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, EASTERN EUROPE-SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, MUSICIANS, RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, RESPONSIBILITY, SHTETL 154 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Storyteller's Beads, The Kurtz, Jane 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BLINDNESS, ETHIOPIAN JEWS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, PREJUDICE, REFUGEES, JEWISH 154 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Turning Point, The Karp, Naomi J. 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY 154 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Faraway Summer Hurwitz, Johanna, Azarian, Mary 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRIENDSHIP, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - EAST, FARMS AND FARMING 155 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Lilith's Ark: Teenage Tales of Biblical Women Cohen, Deborah Bodin 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BIBLE STORIES, BROTHERS, FAMILY, IDENTITY, JACOB (PATRIARCH), LEAH (MATRIARCH), PARENTS, RACHEL (MATRIARCH), REBECCA (MATRIARCH), SARAH (MATRIARCH), SISTERS, WOMEN IN THE BIBLE 155 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM
Underground Reporters, The Kacer, Kathy 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA) 156 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Tyler's Hill Katz, Susan B. 2012 Elementary (Grades 3-5) CONVERSION, DEATH, MOTHERS, MOURNING 156 p. COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
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
To Live and Fight Another Day: The Story of a Jewish Partisan Boy Weisbarth, Bracha 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BROTHERS, FAMILY, GHETTOS, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 158 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Kingfisher Treasury of Jewish Stories, The Geras, Adele, Cope, Jane 1985 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FOLKLORE, Holidays, RACE RELATIONS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945, PETS, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 158 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Gan Shirim: A Garden of Songs Leon, Carol Boyd 2005 Preschool BIBLE STORIES, Holidays, MITZVOT, Music, SONGS 159 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Adam and Thomas APPELFELD, AHARON, Dumas, Philippe [nid:50783], illustrator 2015 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 160 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Penina's Doll Factory Walfish, Miriam, Magnus, Jessica 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN ENGLAND, SABBATH, SISTERS 160 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Adolf Hitler: Evil Mastermind of the Holocaust Altman, Linda Jacobs 1977 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, Holocaust, NAZISM 160 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Mysterious Lighthouse of Chelton, The Benjamin, Ruth 2007 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, MITZVOT, MYSTERY STORIES 160 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Elie Wiesel: Surviving the Holocaust, Speaking Out Against Genocide Moore, Lisa 1991 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, NAZISM 160 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Penina's Plan Walfish, Miriam, Poulsom, Louise 2010 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN ENGLAND, SEPHARDIM, SISTERS 160 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLOTHING THE NATION/HALBASHAT ARUMIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, MODESTY/TZENIUT
Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life Feinstein, Edward 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School GOD, JUDAISM 160 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, LOVING ALL OF GOD'S CREATION, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation Frank, Anne, Folman, Ari [nid:52282], adaotir, Polonsky, David [nid:52283], illustrator 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust 160 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
The Locket: Surviving the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Lieurance, Suzanne 2008 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, LABOR UNIONS, SISTERS 160 p. STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors, The: An Activity Guide Broida, Marian 2002 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ARCHEOLOGY, ARCHITECTURE, ARTS AND CRAFTS, CRAFTS, CULTURE, JEWISH, HISTORY - ANCIENT, ISRAEL - ANCIENT 160 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, WORSHIPPING IDOLS/AVODAH ZARAH
More All-of-a-Kind Family Taylor, Sydney, Stevens, Mary 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) DISEASE, FAMILY, Holidays, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, WEDDINGS 160 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CRITICIZING CONSTRUCTIVELY/HOCHEACH TOCHEEACH, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Lost In America Sachs, Marilyn 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - EAST 160 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
All-Star Season Yavin, T. S. 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BASEBALL, BROTHERS, sports 160 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Watts, Irene N. 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, Holocaust, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, POETRY 160 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Tapestry of Hope: Holocaust Writing for Young People Boraks-Nemetz, Lillian 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, Holocaust, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, POETRY 160 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Anne Frank: Hope in the Shadow of the Holocaust Hermann, Spring 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 160 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Tova Bloom Solves the Riddle Walfish, Miriam 2011 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, ORTHODOX JUDAISM, UNITED STATES - HISTORY 160 p. DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of a Hidden Childhood During World War Two Toll, Nelly 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, IMAGINATION, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 161 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Faces of Courage: Young Heroes of World War II Rogow, Sally M. 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 162 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Mrs. Honig's Cakes Perkal, Yocheved Leah, Katz, Tova 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FRIENDSHIP, SCHOOL STORIES, VALUES 162 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Pieces of the past The Holocaust diary of Rose Rabinowitz Matas, Carol Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S 163 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Marika Cheng, Andrea 1995 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, ASSIMILIATION, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 163 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
My Chocolate Year Herman, Charlotte 2008 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, FOOD, SCHOOL STORIES 163 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews Levine, Ellen 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CAIN AND ABEL (BIBLICAL FIGURES), HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, JEWS IN DENMARK 164 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), 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
Under the Domim Tree Almagor, Gila 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, Israel, ORPHANS, YOUTH ALIYAH 164 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
We Shall Not Be Moved: The Women's Factory Strike of 1909 Dash, Joan 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, LABOR UNIONS 165 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
God's Garden: Children's Stories Grown from the Bible Fisher, Adam 2001 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, TORAH, VALUES 166 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Crystal Ball (the): A Rebecca Mystery Greene, Jacqueline D. 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, MAGIC, MYSTERY STORIES 168 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Tough Times Meltzer, Milton 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES - HISTORY - DEPRESSION 168 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM
Scarlett & Sam: Escape from Egypt Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica 2015 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Passover, JEWS IN EGYPT, BIBLE STORIES 168 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Missing Persons: The Unsuspecting Gourmet Rabb, M. C. 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FOOD, FRIENDSHIP, HUMOR, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES, SISTERS 169 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF
Wordwings Pearl, Sydelle 2017 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 170 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, RESILIENCE
Bear Makers, The Cheng, Andrea 2012 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) COMMUNISM, FAMILY, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 170 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON
The Devil's arithmetic Yolen, Jane 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CONCENTRATION CAMPS, Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, persecutions, time travel 170 p. from generation to generation / L'DOR V'DOR, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Home on the Hill, A Sternfeld, Nathan, Bichman, David 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANIMALS, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, REFUGEES, JEWISH 170 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Hitler and the Nazis: A History in Documents Crew, David F. 2006 High School HISTORY-MODERN, Holocaust, NAZISM 171 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Daughter of Venice Napoli, Donna Jo 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) GHETTOS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN ITALY, LEARNING 174 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL
Julietta Saturen, Myra 1991 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN FRANCE, SCIENCE 174 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Remember Me: A Search For Refuge In Wartime Britain Watts, Irene N. 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, JEWS IN ENGLAND, JEWS IN WALES 174 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Thought of High Windows, The Kositsky, Lynne 1997 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOLESCENCE, FRIENDSHIP, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, IDENTITY, JEWS IN FRANCE 175 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Friends Indeed: The Special Relationship of Israel and the United States Finkelstein, Norman H. 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES, ZIONISM 175 p. LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Hana's Suitcase on Stage Sher, Emil 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School Holocaust, HUMOR, MUSEUMS 175 p. PRESERVING PEACE/DARCHEI SHALOM, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR

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