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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
ScaVentures Jerusalem: The Experiential Guidebook. Tarlow, Tali Kaplinski 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult Israel 204 p. Love for Israel, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Adventures of Jeremy and Heddy Levi, The Ganz, Yaffa, Young, Mary O. 2003 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH, BROTHERS, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HUMOR, IDENTITY, SISTERS 204 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, MINIMIZING SMALL TALK/MIYUT SICHAH, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH, 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
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
Book of Secrets, The Tonti, Mat 2020 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BOOKS AND READING, FOLKLORE, MIDRASH, SIBLINGS 208 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION/ L'DOR VA-DOR, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Then Gleitzman, Morris 2011 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
My So-Called Family Sheinmel, Courtney 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FATHERS 208 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONESTY/EMET
Bicycle Spy, The McDonough, Yona Zeldis 2016 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN FRANCE, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 208 p. PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Hero Two Doors Down: A Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend, The Robinson, Sharon 2016 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) AFRICAN AMERICAN-JEWISH RELATIONS, BASEBALL, FRIENDSHIP 208 p. LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, SEEKING PEACE/REDIFAT SHALOM
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
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
Benny Feldman's All-Star Klezmer Band Marks, Allison, Marks, Wayne 2020 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) KLEZMER MUSIC, SCHOOL, YIDDISH LANGUAGE 208 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Middle East, The Ojeda, Auriana 1995 High School - Adult ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, TERRORISM 208 p.
Bridge to America Glaser, Linda 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, SHTETL 208 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT
Family with Two Front Doors, The Ciddor, Anna 2018 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, MARRIAGE, ORTHODOX JUDAISM 208 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Someone Named Eva Wolf, Joan 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, IDENTITY 208 p. PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
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
Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Journey to Justice. Levy, Debbie, Gardner, Whitney 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, FEMINISM, HUMAN RIGHTS 208 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE/SHOFTIM, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, LEADERSHIP / MANHIGUT
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
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

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