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Titlesort descending Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pages Values
Blood Secret Lasky, Kathryn 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, ASSIMILIATION, CATHOLIC CHURCH, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, FANTASY, HISTORICAL FICTION, IDENTITY, INQUISITION, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, JEWS IN SPAIN, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, MARRANOS 249 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Blue's Clues Holiday, A Lissy, Jessica, Oxley, Jennifer 2004 Preschool Hanukkah, Holidays 24 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Boat of Many Rooms, The Lewis, J. Patrick, Cartwright, Reg 2004 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANIMALS IN THE BIBLE, BIBLE STORIES, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 27 p. KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD
Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian who could do everything Dublin, Anne 1996 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ATHLETES, Biography, JEWS IN CANADA 148 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Boker Tov! Good Morning! Black, Joe, Brown, Rick 2010 Preschool HEBREW LANGUAGE, MUSIC,VOCAL, SONGS 24 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT
Bold and Brave : A Fun-to-Read Book Peysin, Shainy, McFarland, Michael 2019 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Hanukkah, HISTORICAL FICTION, MACCABEES 127 p. AVOIDING TEMPTATION, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Bone Button Borscht Davis, Aubrey, Petricic, Dusan 1997 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, FOOD, SHTETL, VALUES 32 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Book about God, A Fitch, Florence Mary, Sorensen, Henry 2013 Preschool GOD 0 p. GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus 2006 High School - Adult BOOKS AND READING, DEATH, HITLER YOUTH, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 553 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes, The Glaser, Linda, Cote, Nancy 2001 Preschool Hanukkah, Holidays, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS 32 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
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
Box of Candles, A Jacobs, Laurie, Koz, Paula Goodman 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) DATING, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, Holidays 38 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Boy of Old Prague, A Ish-Kishor, Sulamith, Shahn, Ben 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, GHETTOS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA) 92 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SLANDER/REKHILUT
Boy Who Dared, The: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth Bartoletti, Susan Campbell 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CIVIL RIGHTS, HISTORICAL FICTION, HITLER YOUTH, Holocaust, NAZISM, RESPONSIBILITY 202 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, VIRTUOUS PEOPLE/BAL MIDDOT
Boy Who Loved Words, The Schotter, Roni, Potter, Giselle 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) IMAGINATION 36 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Boy Who Stuck Out His Tongue, The Tarbescu, Edith, Mills, Judith Christine 2000 Preschool FOLKLORE, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 32 p. REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman Nobleman, Marc Tyler, McDonald, Ross 2009 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ARTISTS, AUTHORS 0 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Braid the Challah Paluch, Beily, Argoff, Patti 2004 Preschool SABBATH 12 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Bras and Broomsticks Mlynowski, Sarah 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) #N/A 320 p.
Brave Deeds: How One Family Saved Many from the Nazis Alma, Ann 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 94 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, LABOR UNIONS 32 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Brave Women Who Saved Moses, The Greengard, Alison, Racklin-Siegel, Carol 2010 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, HEBREW LANGUAGE, MOSES (PROPHET), WOMEN IN THE BIBLE 28 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, 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
Brooklyn Bridge Hesse, Karen 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 231 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
Brothers In Valor: A Story of Resistance Tunnell, Michael O. 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CHRISTIANITY, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, NAZISM, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 0 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Brothers' Promise, The Harber, Frances, Wickstrom, Thor 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, FOLKLORE, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, SHTETL, EVIL SPIRITS 29 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend Freedman, Florence B., Parker, Robert Andrew 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS 40 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
Brundibar Kushner, Tony, Sendak, Maurice 2010 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Adult ANIMALS, BROTHERS, FANTASY, FOLKLORE, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA), MOTHERS, Music, NAZISM, SISTERS 56 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
Buba Leah and Her Paper Children Ross, Lillian Hammer, Morgan, Mary 2003 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, SHTETL 0 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Bubbe's belated bat mitzvah Pinson, Isabel, Cis, Valeria 2014 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) GRANDPARENTS, BAT MITZVAH 32 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW

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