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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
Summer Everything Changed, The Bornstein, Ruth Lercher 2012 High School ANTI-SEMITISM, IDENTITY, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 133 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
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
Rabbi Harvey vs. the Wisdom Kid: A Graphic Novel of Dueling Jewish Folktales in the Wild West Sheinkin, Steve 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FOLKLORE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, RABBIS 135 p. GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
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
Be Like God: God's To-Do List for Kids Wolfson, Ron 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) GOD, MITZVOT 138 p. COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
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
Cats in the Doll Shop, The McDonough, Yona Zeldis, Maione, Heather 2011 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANIMALS, FAMILY 140 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING HUMAN BEINGS/KEVOD HA-BERIOT, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
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
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
Runaway, The Cahn, Yehuda 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CHILDREN - MORAL DEVELOPMENT, families, FRIENDSHIP, Hospitality, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, parent and child relationships, POVERTY 144 p. DEVOTION/KAVANAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
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
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
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
Fish Out of Water Levy, Joanne 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BAR MITZVAH, Grandparent-grandchild relationship, IDENTITY 144 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
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
Israel, Revised Edition Garfinkle, Adam 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, Israel 144 p. , ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM
Israel, Revised Edition Hintz, Martin 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult Israel 144 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Israel, Second Edition Rosh, Mair 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Israel 144 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH

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