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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Seeking Refuge: A Graphic Novel Watts, Irene N., Shoemaker, Kathryn E. 2017 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT 128 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Trapped - Youth in the Nazi Ghettos Byers, Anne 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) GHETTOS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 128 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
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
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
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
Youth Destroyed - The Nazi Camps Byers, Anne 2010 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
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
Steven Spielberg: Director of Blockbuster Films Edge, Laura B. 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, Holocaust 128 p. PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
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
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
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
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
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
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
Enjoying Exodus: The Bible in Rhyme Goldlist, Marcia 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BIBLE STORIES 128 p. STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
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
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
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
Sami's Sleepaway Summer Meyerhoff, Jenny 2012 Elementary (Grades 3-5) CAMPS AND CAMPING, FRIENDSHIP, Shabbat 128 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Cage Without Bars, A Dublin, Anne 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HISTORICAL FICTION, Spanish Inquisition 129 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
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 2011 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

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