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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
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
All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown Taylor, Sydney, Stevens, Mary 2014 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY 151 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
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
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
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
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
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
An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank Alphin, Elaine Marie 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, CRIME AND CRIMINALS 152 p. NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR
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
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
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
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
10 Days Anne Frank Colbert, David 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust 152 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Whale of a Tale Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica 2019 Elementary (Grades 3-5) JONAH (PROPHET), time travel 152 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Scarlett and Sam Search for the Shamir Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica 2018 Elementary (Grades 3-5) JERUSALEM, TEMPLE, time travel 152 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
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
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
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
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
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
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. 2010 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

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