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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
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
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
Ashes of Roses Auch, Mary Jane 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ETHICS, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, LABOR UNIONS 250 p. FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, NOT PLACING A STUMBLING BLOCK/LO TITEYN MICHSHOL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
When I Was a Soldier Zenatti, Valerie 2003 High School FRIENDSHIP, Israel 250 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM
Eye of the Crow, The: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His First Case Peacock, Shane 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, MYSTERY STORIES 250 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Beyond Lucky Aronson, Sarah 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ADOLESCENCE, BAR MITZVAH, FRIENDSHIP, SCHOOL STORIES, sports 250 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT
Death in the Air: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 2nd Case Peacock, Shane 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, MYSTERY STORIES 254 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Other Half of Life, The Whitney, Kim Ablon 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, NAZISM 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree: A Memoir of a Schinlder's List Survivor Hillman, Laura 1981 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, JEWS IN GERMANY, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 256 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Other Half of Life, The Norton, James 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Gottika Becker, Helaine, Griggs-Burr, Alexander 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FANTASY, GOLEM, SCIENCE FICTION 256 p. HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM
Playing for the Commandant Zail, Suzy 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 256 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Rachel's Secret Sanders, Shelly Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, EASTERN EUROPE-SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS, JEWS IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, HONESTY/EMET, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
The Sound of Freedom Kacer, Kathy 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, Israel, MUSICIANS 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
This Is Just a Test Rosenberg, Madelyn, Shang, Wendy Wan-Long 2017 BAR MITZVAH, Grandmothers, Grandparent-grandchild relationship, INTERMARRIAGE 256 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
Anne Frank and the Children of the Holocaust Lee, Carol Ann 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Biography, FRANK, ANNE, Holocaust, NAZISM 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Things a Brother Knows, The Reinhardt, Dana 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BROTHERS, FAMILY, WAR 256 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, REPAIRING THE WORLD/TIKKUN OLAM, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Cures for Heartbreak Rabb, Margo 2007 High School DEATH, DISEASE, MOURNING, PARENTS 256 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Six-Day Hero, the Stein, Tammar 2017 ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, WAR, FAMILY 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, RESILIENCE, RESORTING TO WAR AS A LAST RESULT/MILCHEMET CHOVAH
To Look a Nazi in the Eye: A Teen's Account of a War Criminal Trial Kacer, Kathy, Lebowitz, Jordana 2017 High School - Adult HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, HOLOCAUST - WAR CRIMES - TRIALS 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Sam I Am Cooper, Ilene 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DATING, FAMILY, GOD, INTERMARRIAGE, SCHOOL 256 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival Prins, Marcel, Steenhuis, Peter Henk, Watkinson, Laura 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND 256 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH
Smoke and Ashes, Revised and Expanded Rogasky, Barbara 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, NEO-NAZISM, PREJUDICE 256 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, NOT MURDERING/LO TIRTZACH, RETSICHAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Be Not Far From Me: The Oldest Love Story: Legends From the Bible Kimmel, Eric A., Diaz, David 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BIBLE STORIES, LEGENDS, MIDRASH 256 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, RELYING ON GOD/BITAHON

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