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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow Bartoletti, Susan Campbell 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HITLER YOUTH, NAZISM 176 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
L'Chaim!: To Jewish Life in America Rubin, Susan Goldman 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult HISTORY-MODERN, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES 176 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
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
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
I'm Not Going Back: Wartime Memoir of a Child Evacuee Elkeles, Simone 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) DATING, Israel 176 p. GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH
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
Jewish Year, The: Celebrating the Holidays Rush, Barbara 2003 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Adult Holidays 176 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, KEEPING COMMANDMENTS/NEDARIM
Friend Called Anne, A Van Maarsen, Jacqueline 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRANK, ANNE, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 176 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
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
Music was IT: Young Leonard Bernstein Rubin, Susan Goldman 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, Music, MUSICIANS 178 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
God's Story: How God Made Mankind Mark, Jan, Parkin, David 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BIBLE STORIES, CREATION 179 p. GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM
Defying the Tide: An Account of Authentic Compassion During the Holocaust Sokolow, Reha 1989 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, JEWS IN GERMANY 179 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM
The return Levitin, Sonia 1987 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ETHIOPIAN JEWS; antisemitism; prejudices; 180 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, making aliyah, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Entertainer and the Dybbuk, The Fleischman, Sid 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FANTASY, Holocaust, MAGIC, SUPERNATURAL STORIES 180 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
If You Come Softly Woodson, Jacqueline 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AFRICAN AMERICAN-JEWISH RELATIONS, INTERDATING 181 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Pharaoh's Daughter Lester, Julius 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ASSIMILIATION, BIBLE STORIES, BROTHERS, FAMILY, IDENTITY, JEWS IN EGYPT, MOSES (PROPHET), MOTHERS, SISTERS 182 p. AVOIDING TEMPTATION, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH, WORSHIPPING IDOLS/AVODAH ZARAH
Dancing On the Bridge at Avignon Vos, Ida 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 183 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH
Chernowitz Arrick, Fran 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, PREJUDICE, SCHOOL STORIES 183 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, NOT BEARING FALSE WITNESS/AYD SHAHKEYR, NOT TAKING REVENGE/LO TIKOM
Our Eddie Ish-Kishor, Sulamith 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ABUSE, BROTHERS, DISEASE, FAMILY, FATHERS, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN ENGLAND, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, PARENTS, PHYSICALLY DISABLED, SISTERS, TEACHERS 183 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING TEACHERS/KIBBUD MORIM, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
Storky: How I Lost My Nickname and Won the Girl Garfinkle, D. L. 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOLESCENCE, DATING, DIVORCE, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, MOTHERS, OLD AGE, OLD AGE HOMES, PARENTS, SCHOOL STORIES, SELF-RESPECT, SEXUALITY, SINGLE PARENTS 184 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, DISILLUSIONMENT/AGMAT NEFESH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, KEEPING ONE'S WORD/NEDARIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO

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