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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]

Hush Harbor: Praying in Secret

In the early nineteenth century, enslaved Africans are not allowed to gather together in groups. For Simmy and his family, that means they must worship in secret. If they are caught, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]

I Know an Old Teacher

Meet Miss Bindley—an ordinary teacher with an unusual appetite. Miss Bindley doesn’t eat the usual fare like tuna melts and meatloaf. Instead, when her stomach grumbles, it’s the class pets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • 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]

Late for School!

Oh no! Mr. Bungles has overslept and he’s going to be late for school. Teachers aren’t supposed to be late! Poor Mr. Bungles tries rushing off in his car, the train, and even a hot air… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Rebecca's Journey Home

A Jewish family adopts a baby from Vietnam and her new brothers eagerly await her homecoming. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Princess and the Ziz

Called on to watch over King Solomon's daughter, the Ziz takes Magda on a joyful trip around the world. But when she falls in love with a handsome young man, the Ziz's jealousy gets the giant… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Wedding That Saved a Town

When Ziske's klezmer band is invited to play at a wedding in Pinsk, they arrive to discover many of the people in the town very sick. But tradition says that if two orphans get married in a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Used Any Numbers Lately?

Have you used any numbers this week? You might be trying to remember when you last did a math problem—but think again! Have you made a phone call? Have you written someone’s address? Have you… Read More →

  • Dewey: 513

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Bullies

From the Series Howard B. Wigglebottom

Howard was being bullied and chose different strategies, which failed. He told the teacher, and she helped him feel safe. Tips/Lessons included. Reviews/support resources: www.wedolisten.org. Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen

From the Series Howard B. Wigglebottom

Howard gets into lots of trouble for not listening. When he listens better, his life gets better. Tips, lessons and a poster are included. Reviews and supports resources: www.wedolisten.org. Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to His Heart

From the Series Howard B. Wigglebottom

Howard stopped doing what he loved because friends made fun of him. With grandpa’s help, he learns to be true to himself. Tips and lessons included. Reviews & support resources:… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

I Am a Dancer

Poet Pat Lowery Collins shows children that their everyday motions—catching a ball, reaching up to a shelf, or shuffling through the rain—can contain all of the elements of a dance. Mark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 792.62

Let My People Go!

The Passover story is enlivened in this creative rendition of the Ten Plagues. Everyone can take part as Moses implores Pharoah to "Let My People Go!" This light-hearted rhyming tale can be… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 222'.1209505

Monkey with a Tool Belt

From the Series Monkey with a Tool Belt

Whether you need a beebersaw or a chisel, Chico Bon Bon's your monkey. He can build or fix just about anything—from a dock for the ducks to a clock for the Clucks, even a small roller coaster… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot

"What's a recipe?" Sammy Spider asks his mother as he watches Mrs. Shapiro make blintzes for Shavuot. As Sammy follows the holiday preparations, young readers will learn how the Torah, which… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sarah Laughs

This biblical story tells of the elderly Sarah who laughs in delight when she overhears three strangers tell her husband Abraham that he will soon become a father. When a son is born to her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 222'.1109505

The Vowel Family: A Tale of Lost Letters

Meet an unusual family with some very special children: Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula. Sometimes they're visited by their very special aunt, Cyndy. As each child is born, the family… Read More →

  • 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]

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

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

Christmas Is Coming

Waiting for Christmas sure can be hard! But Anna helps out her new baby brother by telling him all of the signs that Christmas is coming—like making frost on a window, decorating with lights… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Dino-Hockey

From the Series Dino-Sports

In a hockey match unrivaled in prehistory, the Meat-Eaters take on the Veggiesaurs. Fans go wild in the stands as T. Rex and Triceratops face off, and the game is off to a rip-roaring start… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]