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Ice Cream Town Arato, Rona 2007 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 204 p. AVOIDING TEMPTATION, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis Kacer, Kathy Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S 204 p. SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Are You Alone On Purpose? Werlin, Nancy 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAR MITZVAH, CHILDREN - DISABLED, DATING, DEATH, DISEASE, FATHERS, RABBIS, SISTERS 204 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING THE DISABLED, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Jewel and the Journey, The Walfish, Miriam 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HISTORICAL FICTION, IDENTITY, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, MYSTERY STORIES 205 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
I Believe in...Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Young People Speak About Their Faith Gaskins, Pearl 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CHRISTIANITY, COMPARATIVE RELIGION, ISLAM, JUDAISM 205 p. FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH
Jeremiah's Promise: An Adventure in Modern Israel Roseman, Kenneth 2002 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, ARCHEOLOGY, ASHKENAZIM, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ISRAEL - SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, ISRAEL-KIBBUTZIM, REFORM JUDAISM, SEPHARDIM, Women, YOUTH ALIYAH, ZIONISM 205 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Pressler, Mirjam 2008 High School FAMILY, FATHERS, GRANDPARENTS, Holocaust, NAZISM 207 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Then Gleitzman, Morris 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 208 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Heeding the Call: Jewish Voices in America's Civil Rights Struggle Finkelstein, Norman H. 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AFRICAN AMERICAN-JEWISH RELATIONS, CIVIL RIGHTS 208 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Birdland Mack, Tracy 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BROTHERS, COMMUNITY LIFE, CONSOLATION, DEATH, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, MOTHERS, MOURNING, Music, PARENTS, POETRY 208 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
My So-Called Family Sheinmel, Courtney 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FATHERS 208 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONESTY/EMET
The Bicycle Spy McDonough, Yona Zeldis 2016 HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN FRANCE 208 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Frost in the Night, A Baer, Edith 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY 208 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
No One Must Know Wiseman, Eva 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, CATHOLIC CHURCH, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, JEWS IN CANADA 208 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONESTY/EMET, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Someone Named Eva Wolf, Joan 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, IDENTITY 208 p. PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Middle East, The Ojeda, Auriana 1995 High School - Adult ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, TERRORISM 208 p.
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Engle, Margarita 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust 208 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Stones In Water Napoli, Donna Jo 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRIENDSHIP, HOLOCAUST - SLAVE LABOR, JEWS IN ITALY, WAR, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 209 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
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
Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini Fleischman, Sid 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Biography, MAGIC 210 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Night of the Burning, The Wulf, Linda Press 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, ORPHANS, SISTERS 210 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, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities Sarig, Roni, Katz, Avi 2004 Preschool - High School ARTS AND CRAFTS, DANCING, GAMES, Music, SONGS 211 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
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
Chaverim Boys Choir Live!, The Rosen, Chaya 1997 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) MITZVOT, MUSIC,VOCAL 214 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Moxie Kid, The Ruby, Lois 2014 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRIENDSHIP, OLD AGE HOMES, OLD AGE, IMAGINATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - TEXAS 214 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, TRUTHFULNESS/DIBUR EMET
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Thor, Annika 2009 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Holocaust, SISTERS 215 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Tepper, Yona, Curiel, Gil-Ly Alon 2009 Preschool Israel 215 p. JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH
What World Is Left Polak, Monique 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FATHERS, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 215 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Nothing Here But Stones Oswald, Nancy 1994 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANIMALS, FARMS AND FARMING, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 215 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT PLACING A STUMBLING BLOCK/LO TITEYN MICHSHOL, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Van Der Rol, Ruud 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 215 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Rene, Alice 2010 High School FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 215 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Anne Frank: Her Life in Words and Pictures Robson, David 2009 High School ANTI-SEMITISM, CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 215 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Double Crossing Tal, Eve 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FATHERS, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION 216 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL
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
Stealing Home Schwartz, Ellen 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOPTION, ANTI-SEMITISM, ATHLETES, BASEBALL, FAMILY, GRANDPARENTS, ORPHANS, RACE RELATIONS, sports 217 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Atlas of Jewish Communities, The: A Voyage Through History Leiman, Sondra 2003 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CIVILIZATION, JEWISH, DIASPORA, HISTORY - ANCIENT, HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, HISTORY-MODERN, JEWISH CULTURE 218 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Kids' Catalog of Hanukkah, The Adler, David A. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Hanukkah, Holidays 218 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH
Gifts to Treasure Greenberger, Tehilla, Cohen, Tod 2007 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, FARMS AND FARMING, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, MITZVOT 220 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM
Hebrew Kid and the Apache Maiden, The Avrech, Robert J. 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, FATHERS, HISTORICAL FICTION, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, NATIVE AMERICANS 220 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, KEEPING ONE'S WORD/NEDARIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
White bird: a wonder story Palacio, RJ 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult Grandmothers, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN FRANCE 220 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Wide Awake Levitan, David 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRIENDSHIP, HOMOSEXUALITY, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT 221 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Juggling Act Millman, M. C. 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FATHERS, HOMEMAKING, HUMOR, MOTHERS, WORKING PARENTS 223 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
Holocaust, The: Death Camps Roleff, Tamara L. 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 224 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust Bitton-Jackson, Livia 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 224 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Religion In America Williams, Mary E. 1981 High School RELIGION 224 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH
The Burksfield Bike Club 2: Lost and Found. Finkelstein, Chaim 2008 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRIENDSHIP, MITZVOT 224 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Milkweed Spinelli, Jerry 2004 High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JEWS IN POLAND, ORPHANS 224 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
The Children of Willesden Lane: A True Story of Hope and Survival During World War II (Young Readers Edition) Golabek, Mona, Sher, Emil, Cohen, Lee 2017 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 224 p. RESILIENCE, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Shadow Life: A Portrait of Anne Frank and Her Family Denenberg, Barry 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, FRANK, ANNE, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY, JEWS IN HOLLAND, SISTERS 224 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Watch Out for Flying Kids!: How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community Levinson, Cynthia 2015 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS 224 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
Guardian Angel House Clark, Kathy 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, SISTERS 225 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Eva's Story: A Survivor's Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank Schloss, Eva 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MOTHERS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 226 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Dreams Come True Club, The Bloom, Tzivia 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FRIENDSHIP, Israel, VALUES 227 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Klipfish Code, The Casanova, Mary 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 228 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Beyond courage: the untold story of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust. Rappaport, Doreen Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 228 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, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Black Radishes Meyer, Susan Lynn 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, JEWS IN FRANCE, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 228 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Friend Or Foe? Vogiel, Eva 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, MYSTERY STORIES, SCHOOL STORIES 228 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR
Your Eyes in Stars Kerr, M. E. 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 229 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Daughters of the Ark Morgan, Anna 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, ETHIOPIAN JEWS, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, ISRAEL - ANCIENT, REFUGEES, JEWISH 230 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT 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
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
Year of Jewish Stories, A: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy L. 2004 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, Holidays, VALUES 232 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH
Anna and the Swallow Man Savit, Gavriel 2016 Holocaust-Poland, FRIENDSHIP 232 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM
Louder Than Words Kacer, Kathy 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 233 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
My Canary Yellow Star Wiseman, Eva 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 233 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Rackers, Mark 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, INTIFADA, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT 234 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, RESORTING TO WAR AS A LAST RESULT/MILCHEMET CHOVAH
How to Ruin a Summer Vacation Elkeles, Simone 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FATHERS, Israel 234 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer Rozines 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School GHETTOS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 234 p. COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Five Books of Moses For Young People, The Cassway, Esta 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH 235 p. LOVE FOR TORAH
Judaism Taitz, Emily 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School JUDAISM 236 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Saying Goodbye: A Handbook for Teens Dealing with Loss and Mourning Liebermann, Miriam 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DEATH, MOURNING 237 p. CARING FOR THE DEAD/CHESED SHEL EMET, COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Torah for Teens: Growing Up Spiritually with the Weekly Sidrah Cohen, Jeffrey M. 2009 High School PORTION OF THE WEEK, TORAH 238 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, LOVE FOR TORAH
Sondra's Search Silvers, Ester Katz 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult ASSIMILIATION, BAAL TESHUVAH, IDENTITY, INTERDATING, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY 238 p. LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Jailbait Newman, Leslea 2006 High School - Adult ABUSE, SEXUALITY, YOUTH 239 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany Maraniss, Andrew 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult JEWS IN GERMANY, Jews in Sports 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, RESILIENCE, RESPECT/KAVOD, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, STRENGTH/KOACH, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Deep Sea Thor, Annika 2015 High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN AUSTRIA 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
Deep Sea Thor, Annika, Schenk, Linda [nid:50835] translator 2015 High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN AUSTRIA 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List Leyson, Leon 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 240 p. AFFIXING A MEZUZAH/LIKBOA MEZUZAH, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Pickpocket's Tale, A Schwabach, Karen 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, ORPHANS 240 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REDEEMING THE HOSTAGE/PIDYYON SH'VUYYIM
Stones on a Grave Kacer, Kathy 2015 High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - GERMANY, ORPHANS 240 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Make Your Own Bar/Bat Mitzvah: A Personal Approach to Creating a Meaningful Rite of Passage Milgram, Goldie 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH, LIFE CYCLE 240 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World, The Konigsberg, E. L. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ART, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, MYSTERY STORIES, NAZISM 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
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
Shining Star Altein, Chani 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY 240 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica S. 2018 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAT MITZVAH, Comedy, DEATH, FRIENDSHIP 240 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Lost Davies, Jacqueline 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, MYSTERY STORIES 242 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Endless Steppe, The: Growing Up in Siberia Hautzig, Esther 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, COMMUNISM, FAMILY, Holocaust, JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION 243 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Bat Mitzvah Club, The: Debbie's Story Meiseles, Shayna 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BAT MITZVAH, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, SCHOOL STORIES, sports, TEACHERS 243 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, MODESTY/TZENIUT
Becoming a Bat Mitzvah: A Treasury of Stories Weiss, Arnine Cumsky 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAT MITZVAH 244 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, RESPECTING THE DISABLED
Kids' Catalog of Passover, The: A Worldwide Celebration of Stories, Songs, Customs, Crafts, Food, and Fun Schwartz, Cherie Karo 2003 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - High School Holidays, Passover, SEDER 244 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Burglar and Other Stories, The Lazewnik, Libby 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ADOLESCENCE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS, SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS 244 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT
Along the Tracks Bergman, Tamar 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JEWS IN THE SOVIET UNION 245 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
King of Mulberry Street, The Napoli, Donna Jo 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) AMERICANIZATION, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN ITALY, JEWS IN NEW YORK - HISTORY, ORPHANS 245 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Cursing Columbus Tal, Eve 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, FAMILY, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 246 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
My Life with the Lincolns Brandeis, Gayle 1968 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CIVIL RIGHTS, FAMILY 246 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM
Life and Death of Adolf Hitler, The Giblin, James Cross 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, TOTALITARIANSIM, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 246 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Love From Your Friend, Hannah Skolsky, Mindy Warshaw 1999 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - EAST, UNITED STATES - HISTORY - DEPRESSION 246 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CRITICIZING CONSTRUCTIVELY/HOCHEACH TOCHEEACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Thanks to My Mother Rabinovici, Schoschana 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, MOTHERS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 246 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
When the War Is Over Attema, Martha 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN HOLLAND, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 247 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
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

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