BISAC Subject JUV033020

JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish

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]

A Seder for Grover

A Seder for Grover introduces very young readers to Passover traditions with friends from Sesame Street. Big Bird, Moishe Oofnik, and Avigail join their friend Grover to celebrate the spring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: [E]

A Tale of Two Seders

When her parents get divorced, a little girl is worried about many things, including how she will celebrate the Jewish holidays in two different households. The holiday of Passover gives her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Watermelon in the Sukkah

All the children in Miss Sharon's class have brought their favorite fruits to decorate the sukkah. But when Michael brings a watermelon, the class must find a way to hang it! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Baby's Blessings

In this charming board book, a Jewish family celebrates the arrival of a baby! Blessings in our house abound, Newest is the wondrous sound, Of baby whom we hold so dear, Crying out with joy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Barnyard Bubbe's Hanukkah

Neigh! Oink! Bah! Whimsical farm animals leave presents for Bubbe during Hanukkah. What will Bubbe do with these thoughtful gifts? Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: [E]

Barnyard Purim

Purim is a topsy-turvy time, even on the farm. The animals decide to stage a Purim play, and Chicken assigns the parts. Blushing Duck is Queen Esther, Silly Horse is Ahashuerus, and Bearded… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Before We Eat: A Thank You Prayer

From the Series Very First Board Books

A young child says the "Motzi," a traditional prayer of thanks. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5

Benjamin and the Silver Goblet

Drought has come to Canaan and Jacob’s sons must travel to Egypt to look for food, including youngest son Benjamin. Their brother Joseph, now governor of the land, wonders if his brothers… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 222'.1109505

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

A neighborhood cat observes the changes in German and Jewish families in Berlin during the period leading up to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. This cat's-eye view introduces the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Bible Heroes I Can Be

This colorful board book is a great first introduction to favorite Bible heroes and heroines and classic Bible stories. Read More →

  • Dewey: 220.9'2

Bim and Bom, 2nd Edition: A Shabbat Tale

Bim, a builder, and her brother Bom, a baker, live on opposite sides of town. All week long they work hard but when Shabbat comes, they celebrate the day together. A warm story of village… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Boker Tov!: Good Morning!

This colorful picture book shows toddlers the meaning of Boker Tov - which is "good morning" in Hebrew. Welcoming a bright new day, the lyrical text and delightful illustrations highlight the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42

Brainteasers from Jewish Folklore

Full of Jewish folktales like "The Lazy Artist," and "Cheating the Inquisitor," this collection offers young readers 16 different riddles and stories that will challenge and entertain. Read More →

  • Dewey: 398.2'089924

Bubbe Isabella and the Sukkot Cake

In this charming folktale, Bubbe Isabella builds a sukkah to celebrate the harvest holiday. She bakes a special cake and hopes to share it with her animal friends – only to find that they… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Bubbe's Belated Bat Mitzvah

When Naomi convinces her 95-year-old great-grandmother that it’s not too late to become a Bat Mitzvah, all the cousins pitch in to help Bubbe celebrate her big day. While usually it’s the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bubbe's Got the Beat

Walkin' with my family, Lookin' mighty neat, Gonna see my bubbe, She's got the beat! Join in the fun as a kid and his bubbe prepare for Shabbat! Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

With a Ladino word introduced on each page, a Sephardic Jewish family prepares to celebrate Shabbat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 296.4/1

Can You Hear a Coo, Coo?

Was that noise a roar, roar? Lions! Shake the floor, floor. Animals board Noah's Ark two-by-two, heralding their arrival with sounds both ferocious and gentle. Introduce young readers to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Chelm for the Holidays

Celebrating Jewish holidays has never been sillier than in Chelm, the Village of Fools! While the Chelmites try to solve problems—like outsmarting bees to get Rosh Hashanah honey, and keeping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle! Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Clarence's Topsy-Turvy Shabbat

Is Clarence confused and will he create chaos on Shabbat? His special Shabbat challah recipe calls for flour, oil, honey, yeast and water, and his neighbors eagerly await their loaves. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]

Dinosaur Goes to Israel

Dino’s adventures continue as he boards a plane for Israel. He munches on falafel, tucks a message high up on the Western Wall, and invites a friendly camel to go snorkeling in Eilat. Kids… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Dinosaur on Hanukkah

This tale of a mischievous dinosaur who visits a boy on Hanukkah and causes a commotion as he helps celebrate the holiday will bring giggles to children who may recognize themselves (or their… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]