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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Death in the Air: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 2nd Case Peacock, Shane 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, MYSTERY STORIES 254 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Anne Frank and the Children of the Holocaust Lee, Carol Ann 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, NAZISM 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Other Half of Life, The Whitney, Kim Ablon 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, NAZISM 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Rachel's Secret Sanders, Shelly Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, EASTERN EUROPE-SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, JEWS IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, HONESTY/EMET, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Cures for Heartbreak Rabb, Margo 2007 High School DEATH, DISEASE, MOURNING, PARENTS 256 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Other Half of Life, The Norton, James 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk, Watkinson, Laura 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND 256 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH
I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree: A Memoir of a Schinlder's List Survivor Hillman, Laura 1981 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, JEWS IN GERMANY, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 256 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Playing for the Commandant Zail, Suzy 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 256 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Things a Brother Knows, The Reinhardt, Dana 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BROTHERS, FAMILY, WAR 256 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Be Not Far From Me: The Oldest Love Story: Legends From the Bible Kimmel, Eric A., Diaz, David 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BIBLE STORIES, LEGENDS, MIDRASH 256 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON
Smoke and Ashes, Revised and Expanded Rogasky, Barbara 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, NEO-NAZISM, PREJUDICE 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, NOT MURDERING/LO TIRTZACH, RETSICHAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Freefall Levine, Anna 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Israel, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, WAR 256 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Sam I Am Cooper, Ilene 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DATING, FAMILY, GOD, INTERMARRIAGE, SCHOOL 256 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
This is Just a Test Rosenberg, Madelyn [nid:13456], Wan-Long Shang, Wendy 2017 BAR MITZVAH, INTERMARRIAGE, Grandmothers, Grandparent-grandchild relationship 256 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
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
Six-Day Hero, the Stein, Tammar 2017 ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, WAR, FAMILY 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, RESILIENCE, RESORTING TO WAR AS A LAST RESULT/MILCHEMET CHOVAH
To Look a Nazi in the Eye: A Teen's Account of a War Criminal Trial Kacer, Kathy, Lebowitz, Jordana 2017 High School - Adult HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, HOLOCAUST - WAR CRIMES - TRIALS 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
JPS Illustrated Children's Bible Frankel, Ellen, Katz, Avi 2010 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES 256 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, LOVE FOR TORAH
Gottika Becker, Helaine, Griggs-Burr, Alexander 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FANTASY, GOLEM, SCIENCE FICTION 256 p. HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Girl with the Red Balloon, the Locke, Katherine 2017 COMMUNISM, JEWS IN GERMANY, MAGIC, time travel 256 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, RESILIENCE
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
Katarina Winter, Kathryn 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CHRISTIANITY, Holocaust, IDENTITY, IMAGINATION, JEWS IN SLOVAKIA 257 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Hoopla Under the Huppah Weinstein, Dori 2017 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ADOLESCENCE, FAMILY, HUMOR, WEDDINGS 259 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH
Secret Fiend, The: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 4th Case Peacock, Shane 1986 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, JEWS IN ENGLAND, MYSTERY STORIES 260 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Singing Mountain, The Levitan, Sonia 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAAL TESHUVAH, FAMILY, IDENTITY, Israel 261 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Feast of Fools Crowley, Bridget 1994 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, CATHOLIC CHURCH, CRIME AND CRIMINALS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN ENGLAND, MYSTERY STORIES 261 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR, NOT COVETING/LO TACHMOD, NOT MURDERING/LO TIRTZACH, RETSICHAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Into the Fire Walfish, Miriam 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, WORLD WAR I, 1914-19 262 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Light Years Stein, Tammar 2005 High School DATING, DEATH, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, Israel, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB 263 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Simon Says Griffis, Molly Levite 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES, PREJUDICE 264 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR

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