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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
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
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
Echo Still: Is There More to Life than Making the Team? Tibbits, Tim 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BAR MITZVAH, FAMILY, Grandparent-grandchild relationship, sports 178 p. FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION/ L'DOR VA-DOR, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM
Music was IT: Young Leonard Bernstein Rubin, Susan Goldman 2011 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
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
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
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
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
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
Ten and a Kid, Revised Edition Weilerstein, Sadie Rose 2010 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANIMALS, FAMILY, Holidays, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, SHTETL 184 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
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
Silver Days Levitan, Sonia 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST, WORKING PARENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 185 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
David and Max Stockwell, Gail Provost 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DEATH, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 185 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Samir and Yonatan Lotan, Yael 2000 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, BROTHERS, CHILDREN - CHRONIC DISEASE, COMPUTERS, CONSOLATION, DEATH, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, IMAGINATION, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - CHILDREN, ISRAEL - HOSPITALS, PALESTINIANS 185 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
JGuy's Guide: The GPS for Jewish Teen Guys, The Meszler, Joseph B., Reinharz, Shulamit, Suneby, Liz, Heiman, Diane 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOLESCENCE, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY 186 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Anne Frank: Young Diarist Ashby, Ruth 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust 186 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Missing Persons: The Rose Queen Rabb, M. C. 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, HUMOR, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES, ORPHANS, SISTERS 186 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF
JGirls' Guide, The: The Young Jewish Woman's Handbook for Coming of Age Adelman, Penina 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOLESCENCE, CLOTHING AND DRESS, DATING, EATING DISORDERS, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, PARENTS, RESPONSIBILITY, SEXUALITY 186 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, MODESTY/TZENIUT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Annie's Promise Levitan, Sonia 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANIMALS, ANTI-SEMITISM, CAMPS AND CAMPING, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, MOTHERS, PREJUDICE, SISTERS 186 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOSSIP, BAD SPEECH/LASHON HA-RA, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH, NOT TAKING REVENGE/LO TIKOM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
The Discovery of Flight Glickman, Susan 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) AUTHORS, CHILDREN - CHRONIC DISEASE, FAMILY 188 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Torn Thread Isaacs, Ann 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - SLAVE LABOR, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, SISTERS 188 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Anya's War Alban, Andrea 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) REFUGEES, JEWISH, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 188 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
New World Waiting Faigen, Anne G. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AUTHORS, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES 188 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW

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