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Title Contributors Publication Year Age Level Subject Number of Pagessort descending Values
Shaking in the Shack Weinstein, Dori 2013 Elementary (Grades 3-5) SUKKOT 194 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
Lights Along the Path: Jewish Folklore Through the Grades for Children Ages Four to Twelve Schacht, Rebecca, Morgan, Jacqui 1999 Preschool - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BIBLE STORIES, FOLKLORE, LEGENDS 195 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT
In Defiance of Hitler: The Secret Mission of Varian Fry McClafferty, Carla Killough 2014 Elementary (Grades 3-5) Biography, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE 196 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Clara's War Kacer, Kathy 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School DICKER-BRANDEIS, FRIEDL, HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS 196 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, STRENGTH/KOACH
Upstairs Room, The Reiss, Johanna 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) FARMS AND FARMING, HOLOCAUST - HIDDEN CHILDREN, JEWS IN HOLLAND, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, SISTERS 196 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AVOIDING TEMPTATION, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Survivors: True Stories of Children of the Holocaust Bovson, Mara 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 196 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Survivors: True Stories of Children of the Holocaust Zullo, Allan 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 196 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Behind the Bedroom Wall Williams, Laura E., Goldstein, Nancy A. 2003 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ANTI-SEMITISM, HITLER YOUTH, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES, NAZISM, PARENTS 196 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH, SOUL SEARCHING/CHESHBON HA NEFESH, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Touched by Fire Watts, Irene N. 2013 Middle School (Grades 5-8) IMAGINATION, JEWS IN GERMANY, JEWS IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION 197 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Night Spies, The Kacer, Kathy 2001 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 197 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, TREATING THE WIDOW WITH KINDNESS/AL MANAH
Small medium at large Levy, Joanne Middle School (Grades 5-8) DEATH 197 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Surviving Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah: The Ultimate Insider's Guide Axelrod, Matt 2012 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAH 197 p. COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, COMMUNITY/KEHILLAH, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH
On Blackberry Hill Mann, Rachel 2016 Middle School (Grades 5-8) CAMPS AND CAMPING, community ; shomar shabbat ; friendship ; moving households. otherness, MOTHERS 198 p. FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION/ L'DOR VA-DOR, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT
When Life Gives You O.J. Perl, Erica S. 2011 Elementary (Grades 3-5) FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, GRANDPARENTS, IDENTITY 198 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH
Rashi's Daughter: Secret Scholar Anton, Maggie 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School HISTORICAL FICTION, JEWS IN FRANCE, LEARNING, RABBIS, SISTERS 199 p. LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH, WEARING TALLIT AND TEFILLIN/TALLIT U'TEFILLIN, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Man's Search for Meaning: Young Adult Edition Frankl, Victor, Foreword by John Boyne 2017 High School HOLOCAUST - CONCENTRATION CAMPS, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS 200 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Jewish Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook Yolen, Jane, Stemple, Heidi E. Y., Shefrin, Sima Elizabeth 2013 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Adult COOKBOOKS, FOLKLORE 200 p. BRINGING PEACE BETWEEN PEOPLE/HA VA'AT SHALOM BEIN ADAM LAHAVERO, FEEDING THE HUNGRY/HA'AKHALAT RE'EVIM, GENEROSITY/NEDIVUT
Tell It to Naomi Ehrenhaft, Daniel 1963 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ADOLESCENCE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP, HUMOR, IDENTITY, SCHOOL STORIES, TEACHERS 200 p. CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, CRITICIZING CONSTRUCTIVELY/HOCHEACH TOCHEEACH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GUARDING ONE'S TONGUE/SHEMIRAT HALASHON, NOT EMBARRASSING/LO LEVAYESH, TRUTHFULNESS/DIBUR EMET
When We Were Shadows Wees, Janet 2018 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) families, Holocaust, JEWS IN HOLLAND 200 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, RESILIENCE
Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa Ostow, Micol 2007 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FAMILY, MOTHERS 200 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Last Night at the Circle Cinema Franklin, Emily 2015 High School ADOLESCENCE, DATING, FRIENDSHIP 200 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM
Kids Speak 6: Through Fire and Water Walder, Chaim, Rappaport, Aviva 2011 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) MIDDOT, MITZVOT 201 p. ACTS OF LOVING-KINDNESS / GEMILUT HASADIM, GOOD DEED,GOOD DEEDS/MITZVAH/MITZVOT, HONORING THE AGED/KIBUD ZEKAYNIM
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie 2006 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ART, ARTISTS, FAMILY, HOLOCAUST - SURVIVORS, MENTAL HEALTH 201 p. FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT
Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir Feder, Tyler 2020 High School - Adult DEATH, Graphic Novel, HUMOR, MOURNING, parent and child relationships 202 p. COMFORTING MOURNERS/NICHUM AVEILIM, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, HONORING PARENTS/KIBBUD AV VA-EM
Boy Who Dared, The: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth Bartoletti, Susan Campbell 2010 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CIVIL RIGHTS, HISTORICAL FICTION, HITLER YOUTH, Holocaust, NAZISM, RESPONSIBILITY 202 p. ACTIVISM, SOCIAL/TIKUN OLAM, AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, CHOOSING BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG/BECHIRAH HOFSHIT, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, VIRTUOUS PEOPLE/BAL MIDDOT
Diary of Laura's Twin, The Kacer, Kathy 2009 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) BAT MITZVAH, Holocaust, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - WARSAW GHETTO, IDENTITY 202 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, HONORING THE DEAD/KAVOD HA-MET
Stranger in the Woods Fried, Leah 2007 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) DISEASE, FRIENDSHIP, MYSTERY STORIES 202 p. LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD
Israel Woodward, John 2005 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, Israel, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, PALESTINIANS 203 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH
Middle East, The Dudley, William 1973 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - Adult ARAB-JEWISH RELATIONS, ARABS, INTIFADA, ISLAM, ISRAEL - ARAB CONFLICT, ISRAEL-TERRORISTS, ARAB, JEWISH - MOSLEM RELATIONS, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINIANS 203 p. DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH
Are You Alone On Purpose? Werlin, Nancy 2008 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School BAR MITZVAH, CHILDREN - DISABLED, DATING, DEATH, DISEASE, FATHERS, RABBIS, SISTERS 204 p. BEHAVING PROPERLY WITH GOOD MANNERS/HIDDUR MITZVAH, COMPASSION/RACHAMIM, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, RESPECTING THE DISABLED, TAKING CARE OF ONE'S BODY/SHEMIRAT HAGUF, VISITING THE SICK / BIKUR HOLIM

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