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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort ascending Values
You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone Solomon, Rachel Lynn 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, MOTHERS, SISTERS 2 018 p. CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECT/KAVOD, TRUTH / EMET
Queen of Secrets Meyerhoff, Jenny 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ESTHER (BIBLICAL FIGURE), IDENTITY, MEGILLOT ESTHER, SCHOOL STORIES 2 010 p. HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Life, After Littman, Sarah Darer 2011 Middle School (Grades 5-8) DISEASE, FATHERS, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION 2 010 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Silver Cup, The Leeds, Constance 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ARTISTS, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 2 007 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA
Hello America Bitton-Jackson, Livia 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AMERICANIZATION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, REFUGEES, JEWISH 2 005 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Not the End of the World McCaughrean, Geraldine 2006 High School ANIMALS, BIBLE STORIES, FAMILY, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 2 004 p. FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury Cooper, Ilene, Savadier, Elivia 2002 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Holidays 2 002 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, DWELLING IN A SUKKAH/LAYSHEV BASUKKAH, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, 1942-1944; Expanded 2nd Ed. Volavkova, Hana 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ART, ARTISTS, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, POETRY 1 993 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Summer of My German Soldier Greene, Bette 2004 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ABUSE, FAMILY, FATHERS, FRIENDSHIP, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - SOUTH, PARENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 1 973 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Book Thief, The Zusak, Markus 2006 High School - Adult BOOKS AND READING, DEATH, HITLER YOUTH, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 553 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DECENT PERSON/MENSCH (Y), DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Starglass North, Phoebe 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FAMILY, SCIENCE FICTION 464 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
One Is Not a Lonely Number Krieger, Evelyn 2012 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, ORTHODOX JUDAISM, SCHOOL STORIES 449 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM
History of the Holocaust, A, Revised Edition Bauer, Yehuda, Diskind, Leah Malka 2000 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, JEWS IN WESTERN EUROPE 432 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Librarian of Auschwitz, the Iturbe, Antonio, Thwaites, Lilit 2017 High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 432 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, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Tamar Peet, Mal 2008 High School FATHERS, GRANDPARENTS, MYSTERY STORIES, SECRET AGENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 424 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT COVETING/LO TACHMOD, NOT MURDERING/LO TIRTZACH, RETSICHAH
Anya and the Dragon Pasternack, Sofiya 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Anti Semitism, FANTASY, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 416 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, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, RESILIENCE, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH, WARDING OFF EVIL
The Berlin Boxing Club Sharenow, Robert 2013 High School ATHLETES, Holocaust, JEWS IN GERMANY, NAZISM 416 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, STRENGTH/KOACH
Prisoner of Night and Fog Blankman, Anne 2014 High School - Adult ANTI-SEMITISM, HOLOCAUST - GERMANY 401 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT
Hired Girl, the Schlitz, Laura Amy 2015 High School IDENTITY, JUDAISM 400 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Resistance Nielson, Jennifer 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 400 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, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
A light in the darkness : Janusz Korczak, his orphans, and the Holocaust Marrin, Albert 2019 High School - Adult HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO, Holocaust Biography, JEWS IN POLAND 400 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, RESILIENCE, SANCTIFYING HUMAN LIFE/KEDUSHAT HA-HAYIM, SELF SACRIFICE FOR THE SAKE OF MITZVAH/MESIRAS NEFESH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, STRENGTH/KOACH
Something Remains Barth-Grozinger, Inge 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, JEWS IN GERMANY, NAZISM 390 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Sisterland Newbery, Linda 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOPTION, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ASSIMILIATION, DATING, DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KINDERTRANSPORT, HOMOSEXUALITY, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, JEWS IN ENGLAND, MOTHERS, NEO-NAZISM, OLD AGE, PARENTS, PREJUDICE, SISTERS    384 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECT/KAVOD, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
The Length of a String Weissman, Elissa Brent 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOPTION, BAT MITZVAH, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 384 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, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, TRUTH / EMET
Best Seller The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Gidwitz, Adam , Aly, Hatem 2016 HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, INQUISITION, JEWS IN FRANCE 384 p. INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra
Serendipity's Footsteps Nelson, Suzanne 2015 High School CHILDREN - DISABLED, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, ORPHANS 368 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
12 Before 13 Greenwald, Lisa 2018 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAT MITZVAH, CAMPS AND CAMPING, FRIENDSHIP 368 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, KEEPING COMMANDMENTS/NEDARIM
In the Shadow of the Ark Provoost, Anne 1995 High School BIBLE STORIES, HISTORICAL FICTION, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 368 p. HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster Auxier, Jonathan Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ABUSE, ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, GOLEM, ORPHANS 368 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, 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, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, RESILIENCE
Nowhere Boy Marsh, Katherine 2018 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CHILDREN - MORAL DEVELOPMENT, FRIENDSHIP 362 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV

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