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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort ascending Values
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List Leyson, Leon 2014 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 240 p. AFFIXING A MEZUZAH/LIKBOA MEZUZAH, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, IMPULSE TOWARD GOOD/YETZER HA-TOV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Pickpocket's Tale, A Schwabach, Karen 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CRIME AND CRIMINALS, HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, ORPHANS 240 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REDEEMING THE HOSTAGE/PIDYYON SH'VUYYIM
Stones on a Grave Kacer, Kathy 2015 High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - GERMANY, ORPHANS 240 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Make Your Own Bar/Bat Mitzvah: A Personal Approach to Creating a Meaningful Rite of Passage Milgram, Goldie 2004 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH, LIFE CYCLE 240 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World, The Konigsberg, E. L. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ART, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, INTERGENERATIONAL RELATIONS, MYSTERY STORIES, NAZISM 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
Viva, Rose! Krawitz, Susan 2017 JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - WEST 240 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
Most Dangerous Thing, The Lieberman, Leanne 2017 High School FEMINISM, Grandparent-grandchild relationship, SEXUALITY 240 p. HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Shining Star Altein, Chani 2010 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DISEASE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY 240 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Genevieve's War Giff, Patricia Reilly, Stadtlander, Becca 2017 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) Grandparent-grandchild relationship, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 240 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING HUMAN BEINGS/KEVOD HA-BERIOT
All Three Stooges Perl, Erica S. 2018 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAT MITZVAH, Comedy, DEATH, FRIENDSHIP 240 p. BEING CHEERFUL/SEVER PANIM YAFOT, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CONTENTED PERSON/SAMAYACH B'CHELKO, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Jewish Dog, The Kravitz, Asher, Kessler, Michal 2015 High School ANIMALS, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 239 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
Jailbait Newman, Leslea 2006 High School - Adult ABUSE, SEXUALITY, YOUTH 239 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF
Torah for Teens: Growing Up Spiritually with the Weekly Sidrah Cohen, Jeffrey M. 2009 High School PORTION OF THE WEEK, TORAH 238 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, LOVE FOR TORAH
Sondra's Search Silvers, Ester Katz 2009 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult ASSIMILIATION, BAAL TESHUVAH, IDENTITY, INTERDATING, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - MIDWEST, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY 238 p. LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, REPENTANCE/TESHUVAH, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Saying Goodbye: A Handbook for Teens Dealing with Loss and Mourning Liebermann, Miriam 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DEATH, MOURNING 237 p. CARING FOR THE DEAD/CHESED SHEL EMET, COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Judaism Taitz, Emily 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School JUDAISM 236 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Five Books of Moses For Young People, The Cassway, Esta 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, BIBLE.PENTATEUCH 235 p. LOVE FOR TORAH
Arab-Israeli Conflict, The Rackers, Mark 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, INTIFADA, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT 234 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, RESORTING TO WAR AS A LAST RESULT/MILCHEMET CHOVAH
How to Ruin a Summer Vacation Elkeles, Simone 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, FATHERS, Israel 234 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Yellow Star Roy, Jennifer Rozines 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School GHETTOS, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 234 p. COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Louder Than Words Kacer, Kathy 2020 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 233 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, 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, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
My Canary Yellow Star Wiseman, Eva 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE 233 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
The Last Song Wiseman, Eva Middle School (Grades 5-8) CATHOLIC CHURCH, CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY, INQUISITION, JEWS IN SPAIN, MARRANOS 232 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Year of Jewish Stories, A: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families Shubert, Samantha, Keiser, Tammy L. 2004 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FOLKLORE, Holidays, VALUES 232 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH
Anna and the Swallow Man Savit, Gavriel 2016 Holocaust-Poland, FRIENDSHIP 232 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM
Tutti's Promise Fishman, K. Heidi 2017 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 232 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH
Brooklyn Bridge Hesse, Karen 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 231 p. COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDUSTRIOUSNESS
Daughters of the Ark Morgan, Anna 2005 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, ETHIOPIAN JEWS, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, ISRAEL - ANCIENT, REFUGEES, JEWISH 230 p. ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL
Your Eyes in Stars Kerr, M. E. 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, HISTORICAL FICTION 229 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Klipfish Code, The Casanova, Mary 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 228 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH

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