BISAC Subject JUV033020

JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish

Grover Goes to Israel

Shalom! Hop aboard a plane with Grover to visit Israel in this board book from Kar-Ben featuring characters from Sesame Street. Join Grover as he tours the sights of Israel, munching on pita… Read More →

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

Grover's Hanukkah Party

At Hanukkah, 8 is especially great! Use this fun board book to count party guests, candles, latkes, and more! Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [E]

Hannah's Way

After Papa loses his job during the Depression, Hannah’s family moves to rural Minnesota, where she is the only Jewish child in her class. When her teacher tries to arrange carpools for a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Hanukkah Cat

On the first night of Hanukkah a shivering, orange kitten appears at Lenny's window. He pleads to keep her, but his parents warn that a cat can cause all kinds of mischief. And Hanukkah Cat does! Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hanukkah Is Coming!

Readers join a cute family and their dog as they light the menorah, eat latkes, unwrap gifts, sing songs, play dreidel, eat chocolate Hanukkah gelt, and march like Maccabees during the eight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 300
  • Dewey: 200

Hanukkah Moon

When Isobel is invited to Aunt Luisa’s for Hanukkah, she’s not sure what to expect. Aunt Luisa has recently arrived from Mexico. “At Aunt Luisa’s you’ll get to celebrate the Hanukkah Moon,”… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah!

A popular folk song comes to life as animals light the menorah and dance the horah. Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42
Fall 2020

Happy Birthday, Trees!

It’s Tu B’Shevat—Jewish Arbor Day—and a diverse group of children work together to plant a tree. After digging a hole, placing the tree, filling the hole with dirt, patting the ground, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]

Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration

This book is a child’s first introduction to Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in a context a young child can understand and enjoy – a birthday party for the world! Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Happy Hanukkah Lights

A happy family celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah by lighting candles, eating latkes, and playing dreidel in this new board book from Kar-Ben. Kids can also learn to count to eight as… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Hard Hat Cat!

Of all the stray cats in Israel, a kitten sits high in a tree above girders, beams, cement mixers and cranes. Avi wants to adopt the friendly kitten although his mom—and the family dog— don't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Havdalah Is Coming!

The ninth in the popular Jewish holiday board book series by Newman and Garofoli, a family and their puppy celebrate Havdalah, the weekly ritual celebrating the end of Shabbat and welcoming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Hillel Builds a House

All year, Hillel builds treehouses and forts. His structures—in the backyard, under the stairs and even in the living room—can get in the way when the family is busy with holiday… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

I Love Matzah

How many times a day and how many ways can one eat matzah, the quintessential Passover cracker? For a kid, it’s all day, every day and in many ways! Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • Dewey: 296.4/37

I'm Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale

Brosh can’t find his blue cap, and suspects that one of his friends has taken it. When Grover returns the lost item, Brosh is glad that the High Holidays offer him a chance to say, “I’m sorry.” Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

In the Jerusalem Forest

A child and her mother take a walk in the forest near Jerusalem, gazing at their reflections in a rippling pond and appreciating their time together. Inspired by the poem “The Pond” by Hayim… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: [E]

I Say Shehechiyanu

Let's say 'Shehechiyanu,' the special Jewish blessing for saying thank you when we experience something new for the first time! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 296.4'5

It's a Mitzvah, Grover!

Grover does a mitzvah (good deed) by joining his friends to spruce up the neighborhood playground. Even Moishe Oofnik comes out of his trash can to help, eating up all the trash, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

It's Seder Time!

A preschool class demonstrates getting ready for Passover. Watch as they prepare matzah and charoset, the table and seder plate, and participate in the seder complete with the Four Questions… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5371

It's Shofar Time!

It's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It's time to learn new things, wear new clothes and taste new fruits. It's time to toss crumbs into the water and say, "I'm sorry." It's time to hear… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'315

Izzy the Whiz and Passover McClean

Izzy the Whiz is an amateur inventor who, right before Passover, creates a super duper machine that whirs and purrs and munches and crunches and miraculously cleans the entire house just in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Jeremy's Dreidel

At the dreidel-making workshop, Jeremy’s friends think he’s molding a secret code on his clay dreidel. But he’s really making a special gift for his father, who is blind. How will he get his… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Jodie's Hanukkah Dig

When Jodie begs her dad to take her on an archaeological dig, he agrees to take her to Modi’in, the ancient home of the Maccabees. And when she volunteers to explore an underground cave, she… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Jodie's Passover Adventure

Young amateur archeologist Jodie invites her cousin Zach on a Passover adventure to explore Hezekiah’s Tunnel in Jerusalem, the famous secret water tunnel. Sloshing through the long, creepy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]