BISAC Subject JUV033020

JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish

Dinosaur on Passover

An eager, playful dinosaur causes havoc at the seder when he arrives at a young boy's house to join him in celebrating Passover. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Dinosaur on Shabbat

An eager and excited dinosaur causes chaos when he arrives to help a boy and his family celebrate Shabbat. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Don't Sneeze at the Wedding

Anna is excited to be the flower girl at her aunt’s wedding, but that morning she wakes up and ... achoo! “Don’t sneeze at the wedding!” everyone warns her, but will their remedies work? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Dreidel Day

A sweet and playful cat encourages the reader to count to eight to celebrate Hanukkah. Can you spot the hidden objects? Celebrate Hanukkah, the eight-day Festival of Lights, with Dreidel Day! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Drop by Drop: A Story of Rabbi Akiva

Akiva is just a poor shepherd living an ordinary life, until he falls in love with Rachel. Rachel thinks her husband could become a great man of learning—but Akiva can't even read! Is he too… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]

Eight Is Great

The story of a family celebrating Hanukkah is told in clever and whimsical verse. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'35

Eight Wild Nights: A Family Hanukkah Tale

With humor and rhyme, a Jewish family celebrates and survives the eight days of Hanukkah. Every Jewish family will relate to this roller coaster of joys and adventures as an assortment of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Elan, Son of Two Peoples

"Always remember you are the son of two proud nations,” Elan’s parents tell him when he turns 13. After celebrating his Bar Mitzvah in San Francisco, Elan, with his Jewish father and Native… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Ella's Trip to Israel

Excited Ella and her stuffed monkey, Koofi, take a family trip to Israel. Ella enjoys visiting all the famous places in Israel, but Koofi experiences Israel in his own special way! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Emanuel and the Hanukkah Rescue

Angry that his father is afraid to kindle the Hanukkah lights, Emanuel stows away on a whaling ship. When a storm overtakes the boat, it is his father’s change of heart and the family menorah… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Hanukkah Mishap

Hurrying home to celebrate Hanukkah, Engineer Ari screeches his train to a halt to avoid hitting a stubborn camel sitting on the tracks. The camel’s Bedouin owner invites Ari to his tent to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Passover Rush

Engineer Ari rushes to complete his final train ride to Jerusalem before Passover begins, but will he run out of time before getting the items he needs for his seder plate? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride

A Rosh Hashanah story based on the first historic train ride from Jaffa to Jerusalem in 1892, shortening the journey between the two cities from 3 days to 3 hours. Engineer Ari's train is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express

As Engineer Ari drives his train to Jerusalem, he stops as friends along the way help him gather branches and fruit for his backyard Sukkah. When the Sukkot holiday begins, he is sad that… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Engineer Arielle and the Israel Independence Day Surprise

Engineer Arielle drives a train in Jerusalem, just like her great-great-grandfather, Engineer Ari. Except she drives a light rail train, and today is a special day. It's Israel's Independence… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [E]

Esther's Hanukkah Disaster

It’s hard to pick the perfect gift, and Esther the Gorilla’s choices seem all wrong at first. But it all gets sorted out when she invites her animal friends to a joyful Hanukkah party. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Feivel's Flying Horses

A loving father carves carousel horses that represent members of his family as he saves money to bring them from Europe to America. This book is a work of historical fiction based on the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Francesco Tirelli's Ice Cream Shop

Francesco Tirelli loved to eat gelato from his uncle's cart. So when he moves from Italy to Hungary, Francesco decides to open his own ice cream store. There young Peter learns to love ice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Gabriel's Horn

A mysterious soldier appears at the door hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]

Goodnight Sh'ma

From the Series Very First Board Books

A Jewish child gets ready for bed and says the traditional "Sh'ma" prayer in this beautiful board book with rhyming text. Charming illsutrations by award-winning Melanie Hall. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Grandma Rose's Magic

Every day Grandma Rose sews and every day she saves – for a set of beautiful dishes with pink and red roses and blue trim. And whenever she sews, something magical happens. A tale of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Grandpa And Me on Tu B'Shevat

The tradition of planting on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, is handed down from generation to generation in this warm tale. Using a shovel “shiny and new,” a little boy and his… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Green Bible Stories for Children

Beginning with the story of Creation, the Bible teaches us to use and respect the land, conserve natural resources, and save energy. The Bible stories of Noah, Abraham, Joshua and others are… Read More →

  • Dewey: 220.8'3337

Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration

Grover and Big Bird are in a hurry to get to the Passover seder, but—uh, oh!—there are many delays. Moishe Oofnik comes to the rescue in his tumbledown truck, but will they arrive in time to… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]