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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Growing Suspicion: A Rebecca Mystery, A Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, Giovine, Sergio 2014 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 165 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM
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 and Sam: Escape from Egypt Kimmel, Eric A., Stevanovic, Ivica 2015 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Passover, SEDER 168 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
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
Mort Ziff Is Not Dead Fagan, Cary 2017 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FAMILY, MITZVOT, SIBLINGS 169 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Wordwatch: A Shemiras Haloshon Lesson-a-Day for Teens Goldin, Aliza, Margolis, Sara 2012 High School MITZVOT 170 p. GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, MINIMIZING SMALL TALK/MIYUT SICHAH, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR
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
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
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
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
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
Story of Rebbetzin Henny Machlis: Her Amazing Home and Family, The Zakon, Rabbi Nachman, Zakon, Miriam Stark 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, MITZVOT 172 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, RIGHTEOUSNESS/ TZEDEK, TZEDEKIM
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
Whale of a Time and More Stories for Thinking Kids!, A Stein, Rachel, Katz, Tova 2015 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, SIBLINGS 174 p. KOSHER/KASHRUT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
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
Hana's Suitcase: Anniversary Album Levine, Karen 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult Holocaust, MUSEUMS 174 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
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
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
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
Looking for Me Rosenthal, Betsy R. 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FAMILY, SCHOOL, SIBLINGS 176 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Penina Levine is a Hard-boiled Egg O'Connell, Rebecca, Sue, Majella Lue 2008 Elementary (Grades 3-5) GRANDPARENTS, SCHOOL STORIES, SISTERS 176 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Once Gleitzman, Morris 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BOOKS AND READING, Holocaust 176 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
War Within These Walls, The Sax, Aline Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 176 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Anne Frank: A Hidden Life Pressler, Mirjam 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust 176 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Missing Persons: The Venetian Policeman Rabb, M. C. 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANIMALS, FATHERS, HUMOR, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES 176 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
Bottle in the Gaza Sea, A Zenatti, Valerie 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, FRIENDSHIP, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB 176 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
I'm Not Going Back: Wartime Memoir of a Child Evacuee Wintrob, Kitty 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, JEWS IN ENGLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 176 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH

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