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Title Contributors Publication Yearsort ascending Age Level Subject Number of Pages Values
Agnon's Alef Bet Agnon, S. Y., Avishai, Susan 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) HEBREW LITERATURE 72 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Creation of Israel, The Altman, Linda Jacobs 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, DIASPORA, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - INDEPENDENCE, ZIONISM 0 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Queen Esther Saves Her People Gelman, Rita Golden, Lessac, Frane 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANTI-SEMITISM, GENOCIDE, Holidays, Purim, ESTHER (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 38 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War Lobel, Anita 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BROTHERS, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, JEWS IN POLAND, PARENTS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 193 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Beni's First Wedding Zalben, Jane Breskin 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) MARRIAGE, WEDDINGS 27 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, LOVING AND HONORING OTHERS/OHEV VEH ET ZEH
Great Hanukkah Party, The Tanner, Suzy-Jane 1998 Preschool Hanukkah 18 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
On the Wings of Eagles: An Ethiopian Boy's Story Schrier, Jeffrey 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ETHIOPIAN JEWS, ISRAEL - IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION 32 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REDEEMING THE HOSTAGE/PIDYYON SH'VUYYIM
Walk the Dark Streets Baer, Edith 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - KRISTALLNACHT, JEWS IN GERMANY, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 280 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Celebrate! Stories of the Jewish Holidays Berger, Gilda, Catalanotto, Peter 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Holidays 114 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Importance of Golda Meir, The Hitzeroth, Deborah 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, ISRAEL - HISTORY, ISRAEL - YOM KIPPUR WAR, MEIR, GOLDA, ZIONISM 111 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Magic of Kol Nidre, The Siegel, Bruce H., Haas, Shelly O. 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, Prayer, SYNAGOGUE MUSIC, YOM KIPPUR, TRADITION 28 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR/TOM TZOM, HEARING THE SHOFAR/LISHMOA KOL SHOFAR, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH
Clouds of Glory Chaikin, Miriam, Frampton, David 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANGELS, BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH, MIDRASH, MIDRASH, MODERN 118 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BLESSINGS OF THANKS FOR PLEASURES GRANTED TO HUMANS/BIRCHOT HA - NEHENIN, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, GOD'S LOVE FOR THE WORLD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM LA-OLAM, HOLINESS/KEDUSHA, OBEDIENCE TO GOD
Perfect Prayer, The Rossoff, Donald, Keiser, Tammy 1998 Preschool MIDRASH, MODERN, Prayer 32 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, DEVOTION/KAVANAH, FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
For Kids - Putting God On Your Guest List Salkin, Jeffrey 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH 100 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Prince of Egypt, The Yolen, Jane, Navarro, Larry 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH, BROTHERS, JEWS IN EGYPT, MOSES (PROPHET) 80 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Journey to Ellis Island: How My Father Came to America Hehner, Barbara, McGaw, Laurie 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, MOTHERS 48 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT
To Bigotry No Sanction: The Story of the Oldest Synagogue In America Fisher, Leonard Everett 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ARCHITECTURE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - EAST, RELIGION, SEPHARDIM, SYNAGOGUES 64 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FREEDOM OF CHOICE/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
How I Saved Hanukkah Koss, Amy, de Groat, Diane 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRIENDSHIP, Hanukkah, IDENTITY, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, WORKING PARENTS, SCHOOL STORIES 88 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
Violin Players, The Sherman, Eileen Bluestone 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, Music, SCHOOL STORIES 130 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON
Israel: the Land Smith, Debbie 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Israel 32 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
Way Meat Loves Salt, The Jaffe, Nina, August, Louise 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, RIDDLES, ELIJAH (PROPHET) 28 p. FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONESTY/EMET, HUMBLE, MODEST/ANAV, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM
Faraway Summer Hurwitz, Johanna, Azarian, Mary 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FRIENDSHIP, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - EAST, FARMS AND FARMING 155 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, OBSERVING DIETARY LAWS/KASHRUT, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Matzo Ball Moon Newman, Leslea, Greenstein, Elaine 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOOD, GRANDPARENTS, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, Passover, SEDER 32 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM
Time Like a River Perrin, Randy 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, MOTHERS, INTERETHNIC RELATIONS, FANTASY, DISEASE 139 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Littlest Candlesticks, The Rouss, Sylvia A., Hannon, Holly 1998 Preschool CANDLE LIGHTING, FAMILY, SABBATH 32 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
Noah's Ark Janisch, Heinz, Zwerger, Lisbeth 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 26 p. FAITH IN GOD/EMUNAH, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, VIRTUOUS PEOPLE/BAL MIDDOT
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
Mr. Belinsky's Bagels Schwartz, Ellen, Czernecki, Stefan 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOOD 29 p. CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO
Golem Wisniewski, David 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) ANTI-SEMITISM, FOLKLORE, GOLEM, RABBIS, JEWS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC (CZECHOSLOVAKIA) 0 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, IGNORANT PERSON/AM HAARETZ, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, STRENGTH/KOACH
Unjust Cause Peterseil, Tehila 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DYSGRAPHIA, FAMILY, FATHERS, LEARNING DISABILITIES, SCHOOL STORIES, SPECIAL EDUCATION, TEACHERS 142 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING THE DISABLED

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