BISAC Subject JUV033020

JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish

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From the Series Scarlett and Sam

A close encounter with Grandma Mina's time-traveling carpet sends Scarlett and Sam to ancient Jerusalem, where some very important people need their help. The twins meet the prophet Nathan… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Seymour, the Formerly Fearful

Seymour Goldfarb has a big problem. He's afraid of everything! He dreads roller coasters and the beach. He refuses to go to Camp Sportahama. He won't even learn to ride a bike. Quick… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shabbat Is Coming!

Friday’s here. Jump and cheer. Shabbat is coming. A family and its pet puppy eagerly prepare for Shabbat. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'1

Shabbat Shalom, Hey!

'Shabbat Shalom, Hey!' The well-known children's song has become an illustrated story! (Listen to the song through the link on the back of the book!) Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Shai's Shabbat Walk

A sweet board book in which a little boy celebrates Shabbat by going for a walk, appreciating the blessings of those he meets on the way―family, friends and animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Shalom Bayit

A home's a cozy, restful place, a safe and loving family space. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: [E]

Shalom Everybodeee!: Grover's Adventures in Israel

Journey to Israel with furry loveable Grover from Sesame Street as he visits the Western Wall, participates in an archaeological dig, shops in the Machane Yehuda market, eats yummy drippy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Shanah Tovah, Grover!

Shanah Tovah, everybodeeee! Help Grover get ready to welcome the Jewish New Year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 290
  • Dewey: [E]

Shanghai Sukkah

Fleeing the Holocaust in Europe, Marcus moves with his family from Berlin to Shanghai, where he doubts this unfamiliar city will ever feel like home. But with help from his new friend Liang… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 200

Shh . . . Shh . . . Shabbat

It's a noisy world! Every day of the week, the animals of Jerusalem hear many sounds as the humans around them go about their lives. But on Shabbat, everything is peaceful and quiet… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: [E]

Shmulik Paints the Town

Israeli Independence Day is coming up and the mayor is planning a celebration. He asks Shmulik to make a mural in the park, and Shmulik agrees. But he can't decide what to paint! Maybe his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [E]

Simchat Torah Is Coming!

The eighth in the popular Jewish holiday board book series, a family and their adorable dog celebrate Simchat Torah! Simchat Torah celebrates the ending of one cycle of Torah reading and the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: [E]

Speak Up, Tommy!

Tommy’s classmates tease him about his Israeli accent and the way he speaks English. But his knowledge of Hebrew makes him a hero when a policeman and his dog come to visit Tommy’s school. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Stones for Grandpa

A little boy and his family gather at the cemetery for the unveiling of his grandpa’s gravestone, bringing stones to place on the grave, in the Jewish custom. They tell stories that help the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Stork's Landing

When a migrating stork gets tangled in a net in the fish ponds on Maya’s kibbutz, Maya wonders what to do. Can she and her father find a way to nurse it back to health and send it back into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

Sukkot Is Coming!

Kids will learn about the Jewish fall harvest holiday of Sukkot from building the sukkah, to the tradition of shaking the lulav and etrog. Don't know what those things are? Read the book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [E]

Talia and the Haman-tushies

It's almost Purim, and Talia's sure that Grandma said they're going to bake "haman-tushies." Eww! But as Talia helps Grandma with the recipe and learns the story of Purim—from the bravery of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Talia and the Rude Vegetables

“How can a vegetable be ‘rude’?” Talia wonders, when she mis-hears her grandmother asking her to gather “root” vegetables for a Rosh Hashanah stew. As Talia digs in the garden, she collects… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Talia and the Very YUM Kippur

When Grandma begins her preparations for breaking the Yom Kippur fast, Talia mishears the holiday as "Yum" Kippur, setting off a topsy-turvy series of misunderstandings. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 200

Tamar's Sukkah

Tamar calls on her neighborhood friends to help her build a sukkah in this Kar-Ben favorite back by popular demand with full-color illustrations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 200

Tashlich at Turtle Rock

Annie is excited about the Tashlich ceremony on the afternoon of Rosh Hashanah, when her family will walk to Turtle Rock Creek and throw crumbs into the water, as symbols of mistakes made the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Terrible, Terrible!: A Folktale Retold

When Abigail and her mom move in with her new stepfather and siblings, the house is too crowded. She turns to the rabbi, the wisest person she knows, but even Abigail isn't prepared for what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 398.2'084'924

Thank You, Trees!

Rhyming story giving thanks for the gifts trees provide on the occasion of Tu B’Shevat, Jewish Arbor Day. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

The Abba Tree

Hannah and Abba—Hebrew for "Dad"—are spending time together in nature on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish Arbor Day. As Abba rests under a carob tree, Hannah declares that she wants to climb a tree… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]