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Titlesort descending Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pages Values
Under the Sabbath Lamp Herman, Michael, Massari, Alida 2017 Preschool - Primary (Kindergarten - Grade 2) Immigration, Shabbat 30 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM
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
Understanding Buddy Kornblatt, Marc 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) DEATH, FRIENDSHIP, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, MOTHERS, MOURNING, SCHOOL STORIES, sports 115 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH
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
Unexpected Detour and Other Stories, An Weinfeld, Chaya Baila 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holidays, SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS 288 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, DWELLING IN A SUKKAH/LAYSHEV BASUKKAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, KEEPING COMMANDMENTS/NEDARIM, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, LOVING ALL OF GOD'S CREATION, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Uninvited Guest and Other Jewish Holiday Tales, The Jaffe, Nina, Savadier, Elivia 2002 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, FOLKLORE, Hanukkah, HIGH HOLY DAYS, Holidays, HUMOR, KABBALAT SHABBAT, MAGIC, MIDRASH, MIRACLES, MITZVOT, Passover, Purim, REWARD AND PUNISHMENT, ROSH HASHANAH, SABBATH, SUKKOT 72 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, CONTENTMENT VS. GREED/Pirke Avot 4:1, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, KEEPING COMMANDMENTS/NEDARIM, TRUTHFULNESS/DIBUR EMET
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
Unresolved, The Welsh, T. S. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, DEATH, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY 149 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Until the Messiah Comes Roseman, Kenneth 1999 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ASSIMILIATION, COMMUNISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION, ORTHODOX JUDAISM 0 p. FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Uprising Haddix, Margaret Peterson 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult HISTORICAL FICTION, LABOR UNIONS, Women 346 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Upstairs Room, The Reiss, Johanna 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FARMS AND FARMING, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, SISTERS 196 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AVOIDING TEMPTATION, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Vanishing Girl, The: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 3rd Case Peacock, Shane 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) MYSTERY STORIES 60 p.
Varian Fry: Hero of the Holocaust Price, Sean 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 32 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Very Best Hanukkah Gift, The Rocklin, Joanne, O'Neil, Catherine 1999 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, FAMILY, Hanukkah, SISTERS, ANIMALS 0 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Very Big Problem, A Levine, Amy-Jill, Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg 2020 Preschool - Primary (Kindergarten - Grade 2) CREATION, MIDRASH, MODERN 40 p. GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living Redsand, Anna S. 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MENTAL HEALTH, SCIENCE 150 p. STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Village of Scoundrels Preus, Margi 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN FRANCE, RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 304 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, Music, SCHOOL STORIES 130 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Visit to Oma, A Russo, Marisabina 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) GRANDPARENTS, IMAGINATION, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, OLD AGE 32 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Visiting a Synagogue Nason, Ruth 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) JUDAISM, SYMBOLS AND SYMBOLISM, SYNAGOGUES 24 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Viva, Rose! Krawitz, Susan 2017 JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 240 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Vive la Paris! Codell, Esme Raji 1993 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, Holocaust, SCHOOL STORIES 209 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Voice from the Holocaust, A Schulz, Carol D. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School FAMILY, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 128 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Wait! It's Friday Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine 2019 Preschool FAMILY, Shabbat 24 p. JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ART, ARTISTS, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MENTAL HEALTH 201 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Waiting Wall, The Braunstein, Leah Levy, Curiel, Gil-Ly Alon 2009 Preschool MESSIAH, WESTERN WALL 32 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH
Walk the Dark Streets Baer, Edith 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KRISTALLNACHT, JEWS IN GERMANY, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 280 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Walk Till You Disappear Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, Sawyer, Odessa 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 208 p. DEVOTION/KAVANAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, HONORING HUMAN BEINGS/KEVOD HA-BERIOT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Walker's Crossing Naylor, Phyllis R. 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, BROTHERS, NEO-NAZISM, PREJUDICE 0 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONESTY/EMET, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Walking the Bible Feiler, Bruce, Meret, Sasha 1996 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School ABRAHAM (PATRIARCH), ARCHEOLOGY, Bible, CREATION, Israel, JERUSALEM, MOSES (PROPHET), NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE), SARAH (MATRIARCH) 108 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH

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