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BISAC Subject JUV033020

JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish

3 Falafels in My Pita: A Counting Book of Israel

Let's count from 1 to 10 with Israeli food and fun! Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [E]

ABC Hanukkah Hunt

"It's Hanukkah from A to Z. An Alphabet of things to see!" ABC Hanukkah Hunt is a colorful, interactive, rhyming search for Hanukkah foods, gifts, and symbols. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

ABC Passover Hunt

A to Z, an alphabet Passover scene. Find all the letters in between! ABC Passover Hunt is a colorful, interactive, rhyming search for Passover foods, customs, and symbols. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 200

Abraham's Search for God

"Who made the clouds?" Abraham asks. "Who made the flowers?" Even as a child, he knows there must be something greater than idols of clay and stone. As he observes and questions the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 222'.11092

A Concert in the Sand

A grandma and her little grandson take a walk along a Tel-Aviv street and encounter the conductor and musicians of the Israel Philharmonic gathering for their first performance. This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [E]

A Different Kind of Passover

Jessica loves spending Passover with her grandparents. But this year, Grandpa is sick and can't lead the seder like he always does. Jessica knows Passover won't be the same. But maybe she can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Afikomen Mambo

Popular children's songster and author of Boker Tov!, Rabbi Joe Black returns with a catchy rhyme to enliven the afikomen hunt at your seder. This title includes lively pictures and a sing-along CD. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Grandma Like Yours/A Grandpa Like Yours

Portrays, through whimsical animal illustrations and rhymes, the characteristics of a wonderful assortment of Jewish grandmothers and grandfathers. Read about grandmas, bubbes, and saftas… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Heart Just Like My Mother's

Shy Anna doesn't think she is anything like her outgoing, funny, clever mother. One day Anna sees a hungry man on the street and decides to find a way to help. When she uses her tzedakah… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

A Hoopoe Says Oop!: Animals of Israel

Ibexes on crater ledges Call out, "Maa!" and walk the edges. A rhyming introduction to some of Israel's unique animals like the hoopoe (the national bird of Israel), hyrax, and sand cats. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]

Alef is for Abba

Kids learn twenty Hebrew words that start with alef, the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, in this unusual "flip book." From one side mom (a word that starts with alef in Hebrew) goes… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

All Eyes on Alexandra

Alexandra Crane is terrible at following her family in their flying Vee. She can't help it that the world is so full of interesting and distracting sights! When it's time for the Cranes to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]

All-Star Season

Reuven is quiet and thoughtful. His younger brother Avi is outgoing and impulsive. As irritating as they can be to each other, the boys have two strong bonds-the solidity of their Jewish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History

An elderly black grandmother passes on the story of the family’s Jewish origins to her young granddaughter, Carol Olivia. As family members flee the Spanish Inquisition, are kidnapped by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 813'.54

Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook

Amelia is excited to graduate from middle school, but she's nervous about starting high school, especially when she finds out she won't have her best friend, Carly, with her. In her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Mezuzah on the Door

Moving is tough! Young readers will relate to the story of a little boy who moves from an apartment in the city to a house in the suburbs and must adjust to his new surroundings. The Jewish… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

And Then Another Sheep Turned Up

Mama set another place. Papa found an extra seat. Hannah squeezed to make more space, Thrilled to have a guest to greet. Uh-oh! As the sheep family Passover seder begins, more and more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [E]

And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning

The world began when God said "Light," And changed the world from dark to bright. Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

An Unlikely Ballerina

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet—but can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]

A Place for Elijah

As Sarah's family prepares for Passover, Sarah makes sure to save a chair at the table for the prophet Elijah who is said to visit every seder. But when the electricity goes out in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 200

Apple Days: A Rosh Hashanah Story

Katy's favorite holiday is Rosh Hashanah, when she gets to pick apples and make applesauce with her mother. But what happens when the tradition is interrupted by the early arrival of her baby cousin? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

A Queen in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, in the early 20th century, a little girl named Malka—"queen" in Hebrew—dreams of dressing up as Queen Esther. It is the festival of Purim, and all the kids are looking forward… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]