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The Last Song Wiseman, Eva Middle School (Grades 5-8) CATHOLIC CHURCH, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, INQUISITION, JEWS IN SPAIN, MARRANOS 232 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
The legend of freedom hill Altman, Linda Jacobs, Wright, Cornelius Van, Hu, Ying-Hwa 2003 Elementary (Grades 3-5) slavery; freedom; inter-racial friendships 32 p. STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
The Length of a String Weissman, Elissa Brent 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOPTION, BAT MITZVAH, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 384 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, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, TRUTH / EMET
The Lily Pond Thor, Annika Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, JEWS IN HOLLAND 216 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
The littlest Levine Lanton, Sandy, Kawa, Cosei Preschool FAMILY, Passover 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM
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
The longest night Snyder, Laurel, Alpern, Eliyahu Preschool BIBLE STORIES, JEWS IN EGYPT, MOSES (PROPHET), SLAVERY 40 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, REDEEMING THE FIRSTBORN/PIDDYON HA-BEN, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
The Lost Childhood: A World War II Memoir Nir, Yehuda 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, JEWS IN POLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 0 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi Bascomb, Neal Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, HOLOCAUST - WAR CRIMES - TRIALS 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE/SHOFTIM, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, STRENGTH/KOACH
The Other 1492: Jewish Settlement in the New World Finkelstein, Norman H. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, INQUISITION, JEWS IN SPAIN, MARRANOS, REFUGEES, JEWISH 0 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
The Parakeet Named Dreidel Singer, Isaac Bashevis 2015 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, Hanukkah, YIDDISH LANGUAGE 32 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
The Passover Parrot (Revised Edition) Zusman, Evelyn, Brooker, Kyrsten 2018 Preschool - Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) FAMILY, Passover, PETS 32 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVING ALL OF GOD'S CREATION
The Princess of Borscht Schubert, Leda Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) CULTURE, JEWISH 32 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
The Princess, the Crone, and the Dung Cart Knight Morris, Gerald 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FANTASY, HEROES, LEGENDS 320 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, MERCY, NOT TAKING REVENGE/LO TIKOM
The Purim Superhero Kushner, Lawrence, Byrne, Mike Preschool HOMOSEXUALITY, IDENTITY, Purim 32 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
The return Levitin, Sonia 1987 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ETHIOPIAN JEWS; antisemitism; prejudices; 180 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, making aliyah, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
The Runaway 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
The Sabbath lion : a Jewish folktale from Algeria Schwartz, Howard [nid:13891] , Rush, Barbara , Fieser, Stephen 1992 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) Algeria, FOLKLORE, Shabbat 28 p. FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, KEEPING COMMANDMENTS/NEDARIM, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
The Schmutzy Family Rosenberg, Madelyn, Meisel, Paul Preschool FAMILY, SABBATH 0 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
The Search is On! Ribowsky, Helene, Zlotowitz, Rachel, Black, Elisheva 2017 Passover 32 p. OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT
The Secret World of Kabbalah Abrams, Judith Z. 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult KABBALAH, MYSTICISM 80 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
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
The Sound of Freedom Kacer, Kathy 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, Israel, MUSICIANS 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat Bietz, Barbara, Kanzler, John 2016 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, Shabbat, FAMILY 32 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM
The three riddles : a Jewish folktale Jaffe, Nina [nid:11116] , Waldman, Bryna 1989 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Jews--Folklore 24 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, WISDOM/CHOCHMA
The Tower of Babel: Migdal Bavel Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol 2001 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, HEBREW LANGUAGE 23 p. CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, HUMILITY/ANAVAH
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window Gottesfeld, Jeff, McCarty, Peter 2016 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANNE, Holocaust 40 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
The tree of here Potok, Chaim [nid:13104] , Auth, Tony 1993 Elementary (Grades 3-5) moving households, TREES 38 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT/RECYCLING/DO NOT DESTROY/NOT DESTROYING/BAL TASHCHIT
The whole story of half a girl Hiranandani, Veera Middle School (Grades 5-8) ADOLESCENCE, FAMILY, FATHERS, INTERMARRIAGE 211 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
The Wooden Sword Stampler, Ann Redisch, Slonim, David Preschool FOLKLORE, JEWS IN ARAB COUNTRIES 0 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, VIRTUOUS PERSON

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