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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
New World Waiting Faigen, Anne G. 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AUTHORS, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES 188 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Masada: The Last Fortress Miklowitz, Gloria D. 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, ISRAEL - ANCIENT, ISRAEL - MASADA, ZEALOTS 188 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SANCTIFYING GOD'S NAME/KIDDUSH HA-SHEM
Imagining Katherine Solomon, Carol 2015 High School CIVIL RIGHTS, RACE RELATIONS 188 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
All-of-a-Kind Family Taylor, Sydney 2006 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) FAMILY, Holidays, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY 189 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Mitzvah Project Book, The Suneby, Liz 2011 Elementary (Grades 3-5) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH 190 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH
King of the Seventh Grade Cohen, Barbara 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BAR MITZVAH, CONVERSION, DIVORCE, FRIENDSHIP, IDENTITY, RABBIS 190 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CONVERT TO JUDAISM/GER TZEDEK, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, FORGIVENESS/SELICHOT, HONESTY/EMET, IMMERSING IN A RITUAL BATH/MIKVAH, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, NOT STEALING/LO TIGNOV, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Travels with Sushi in the Land of the Mind Shyfrin, Eduard, Tomic, Tomislav 2019 High School - Adult FANTASY, MIDDOT, time travel, TORAH 190 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA
Death On Sacred Ground 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ABUSE, INTERDATING, INTERFAITH RELATIONS, MYSTERY STORIES, NATIVE AMERICANS, RABBIS, RACE RELATIONS 191 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Kerr, Judith 2010 Elementary (Grades 3-5) ANTI-SEMITISM, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, JEWS IN FRANCE, JEWS IN GERMANY, REFUGEES, JEWISH 191 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Hitler's Canary Toksvig, Sandi 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, JEWS IN DENMARK, THEATRE 191 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
A Boy Is not a Bird Ravel, Edeet 2019 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN CANADA, JEWS IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, RESILIENCE, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Now Gleitzman, Morris Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Real Time Kass, Pnina Moed 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, FRIENDSHIP, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, INTIFADA, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL - HOSPITALS, ISRAEL-KIBBUTZIM, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, PALESTINIANS 192 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Run, Boy, Run Orlev, Uri 1999 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO, IDENTITY 192 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, INDUSTRIOUSNESS, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Stories from Adam and Eve to Ezekiel Lottridge, Celia Barker, Clements, Gary 2005 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES 192 p.
The Conspiracy. The Plot to Kill Hitler, Book One Marino, Andy. 2020 Elementary (Grades 3-5) RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS, WORLD WAR II, 1939-1945 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH, WARDING OFF EVIL
Forged In Freedom: Shaping the Jewish-American Experience Finkelstein, Norman H. 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School AMERICANIZATION, ASSIMILIATION, COMMUNITY LIFE, COMPARATIVE JUDAISM, FRATERNAL ORDERS, HISTORY-MODERN, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES, LABOR UNIONS 192 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Sparks Fly Upward Matas, Carol 2002 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, JEWS IN CANADA 192 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO
Safest Lie, the Cerrito, Angela 2015 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, SURVIVAL, JEWISH
Ashes Lasky, Kathryn 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, EINSTEIN, ALBERT, HISTORICAL FICTION, NAZISM 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH
Is It Night or Day? Chapman, Fern Schumer 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) ANTI-SEMITISM, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN GERMANY 192 p. REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Mrs. Kaputnik's Pool Hall and Matzo Ball Emporium Arato, Rona 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES - NEW YORK CITY, MYSTERY STORIES 192 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Capturing the Moon: Classic and Modern Jewish Tales Feinstein, Edward 2008 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Adult FOLKLORE, LEGENDS, VALUES 192 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Children's Illustrated Jewish Bible, The. Revised Edition Hort, Lenny, Thomas, Eric 2008 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, Bible 192 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
Holocaust: The Events and Their Impact on Real People Wood, Angela Gluck 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, NAZISM, PERSONAL NARRATIVES 192 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
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
Missing Persons: The Chocolate Lover Rabb, M. C. 2004 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, HUMOR, IDENTITY, MYSTERY STORIES, SISTERS 193 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF
Confessions of a Closet Catholic Littman, Sarah Darer 2014 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) CATHOLIC CHURCH, FAMILY, GOD, GRANDPARENTS, IDENTITY, JUDAISM, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY, OLD AGE, Prayer, SIN, SPIRITUALITY 193 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSONAL WORTH/YICHUS ATSMO, PRIDE OF ANCESTRY/YACHSON, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH
Emil and Karl Glatshteyn, Yankev 2006 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) ANTI-SEMITISM, FRIENDSHIP, Holocaust, JEWS IN AUSTRIA 194 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM
Matchless Six, The: The Story of Canada's First Women's Olympic Team Hotchkiss, Ron 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult ATHLETES, BIOGRAPHY-COLLECTIONS, sports 194 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW

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