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Title Contributors Publication Yearsort descending Age Level Subject Number of Pages Values
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
Adventure in Latkaland, An: A Hanukkah Story Fisman, Karen, McAteer, Thomas 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) - Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) Hanukkah, Holidays 64 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO
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
Facing the Music Vogiel, Eva 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School FRIENDSHIP, Music, MUSICIANS, SCHOOL STORIES, SISTERS 284 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, HONORING TEACHERS/KIBBUD MORIM, NOT KEEPING SOMEONE IN IGNORANCE/LIFNEI IVER LO TITEN MICHSHOL, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Four Thousand Years of Jewish History: Then and Now Lefcourt, Jack 1998 Elementary (Grades 3-5) HISTORY - ANCIENT, HISTORY - MEDIEVAL, HISTORY-MODERN 108 p. PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL, REMEMBRANCE/ZACHOR
Once Upon a Shabbos Jules, Jacqueline, Kahn, Katherine Janus 1998 Preschool GRANDPARENTS, SABBATH, ANIMALS 32 p. KINDNESS TO ANIMALS/TZA'AR BA'ALEI HAYYIM
Hanukkah Treasury, A Kimmel, Eric A., Lisker, Emily 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) Hanukkah 99 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, PEOPLEHOOD/KLAL YISRAEL
Robert A. Weinberg and the Search for the Cause of Cancer Gaines, Ann 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) Biography, DISEASE, SCIENCE 48 p. PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
Nazi War Criminals Rice, Jr., Earle 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School CRIME AND CRIMINALS, HOLOCAUST - WAR CRIMES - TRIALS, NAZISM 111 p. AWARENESS OF EVIL/yada ra, ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE/SHOFTIM, IMPULSE TOWARD EVIL/YETZER HA-RA, SEEKING JUSTICE/DIRSHU MISHPAT
Witnesses to War Leapman, Michael 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) - High School Holocaust, NAZISM 129 p. GRIEF CAUSED BY OTHERS/AGMAT NEFESH, PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM DANGEROUS SITUATIONS/MA'AKEH LE'GAGECHAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
One More Border Tanaka, Shelley, Taylor, Stephen 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, HOLOCAUST - REFUGEES AND D.P.'S, SUGIHARA, CHIUNE 60 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT
Storyteller's Beads, The Kurtz, Jane 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) BLINDNESS, ETHIOPIAN JEWS, JEWISH - CHRISTIAN RELATIONS, PREJUDICE, REFUGEES, JEWISH 154 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW, TOLERANCE/sovlanut
Noah's Wife Figley, Marty Rhodes, Riggio, Anita 1998 Preschool BIBLE STORIES, WOMEN IN THE BIBLE, NOAH (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 31 p. DEVOTION/KAVANAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, LOSING FACE; HUMILIATION/HALBANAT PANIM, PEACE IN THE HOME/SHALOM BAYIT, PERSEVERANCE/SAWRAW
Yossi and Laibel On the Ball Rosenfeld, Dina H., Nodel, Norman 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BROTHERS, CHILDREN - DISABLED, DISABILITY AWARENESS, sports, BASEBALL 32 p. GIVING THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT/DAN L'CHAF ZECHUT, LOVING ONE'S NEIGHBOR/V'AHAVTA L'REYACHA, RESPECTING THE DISABLED, RESPECTING/APPRECIATING DIFFERENCES
When Mindy Saved Hanukkah Kimmel, Eric A., McClintock, Barbara 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) GRANDPARENTS, Hanukkah, SYNAGOGUES 29 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV
Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, A Jewish Immigrant Girl Lasky, Kathryn 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) AMERICANIZATION, HISTORICAL FICTION, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION, JEWS IN EASTERN EUROPE, JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES 188 p. COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, INDIVIDUALITY/VIKUACH, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH
Pearl's Eight Days of Chanukah Zalben, Jane Breskin 1998 Preschool COOKBOOKS, CRAFTS, FAMILY, FOOD, GAMES, Hanukkah, SONGS 40 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, JOY, HAPPINESS/SIMCHAH
Miriam's Cup Manushkin, Fran, Dacey, Bob 1998 Primary (Kindergarten - grade 2) BIBLE STORIES, Passover, SEDER, MIRIAM (BIBLICAL FIGURE) 29 p. BEAUTIFYING THE MITZVAH/HIDDUR MITZVAH, BLESSINGS OF PRAISE RECITED UPON PERFORMING MITZVOT/BIRCHOT HA-MITZVOT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, REMEMBERING THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT/ZECHER LI-TZIAT MITZRAIM, STRENGTH OF SPIRIT/RUACH
Greater Than Angels Matas, Carol 1998 Middle School (Grades 5-8) HISTORICAL FICTION, HOLOCAUST - RESISTANCE AND RESCUE, HOLOCAUST - RIGHTEOUS GENTILES 133 p. AIDING THOSE IN DISTRESS/HAKEM TAKIM IMO, ALL OF ISRAEL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE ANOTHER/ KOL YISRAEL AREVIM ZEH BASEH, CLEAVING TO FRIENDS/DIBUK CHAVERIM, COURAGE/OMETZ LEV, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HOSPITALITY, WELCOMING GUESTS/HACHNASAT ORCHIM, INTERVENING TO PREVENT MURDER OR INJURY/RODEF, NOT STANDING BY WHILE OTHERS ARE THREATENED/LO TA'AMOD AL DAM RE'ECHA, OPTIMISM/GAMZU LE TOBAH, SAVING HUMAN LIFE/PIKUACH NEFESH
Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Volume Two Rossel, Seymour, Dick, Judy 1998 Elementary (Grades 3 - 5) - High School LEGENDS, MIDRASH, RABBIS, TALMUD, TEACHERS, WOMEN IN JUDAISM 96 p. CARING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT/RECYCLING/DO NOT DESTROY/NOT DESTROYING/BAL TASHCHIT, CLEAVING TO GOD/DEVEIKUT, CONVERT TO JUDAISM/GER TZEDEK, DIFFERENCE OF OPINION/VIKUACH, DOING RIGHTEOUS ACTS,CHARITY/TZEDAKAH, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, HONORING WOMEN/KEVOD NASHIM, LOVE FOR TORAH, LOVE OF LEARNING/AHAVAT LIMUD, LOVING GOD/AHAVAT HA-SHEM, LOVING ONE'S FELLOW JEWS/AHAVAT YISRAEL, OBEDIENCE TO GOD, PIETY, RIGHTEOUSNESS/ TZEDEK, TZEDEKIM, SCHOLAR/TALMID CHACHAM, STUDYING TORAH/TALMUD TORAH, VIRTUOUS PEOPLE/BAL MIDDOT, WISE PERSON/CHACHAM
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
Shabbat Nerlove, Miriam 1998 Preschool HAVDALAH, SABBATH 24 p. AWE,REVERENCE/YIRAH, BLESSINGS OF PRAISE RECITED UPON PERFORMING MITZVOT/BIRCHOT HA-MITZVOT, COMMANDMENT,COMMANDMENTS/MITZVAH, MITZVOT, FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/SHALOM BAYIT, OBSERVING SHABBAT/SHAMOR V'ZACHOR SHABBAT, SHEMIRAT SHABBAT

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