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Spring 2019

Sammy Spider's First Wedding

Uh oh! Curious Sammy Spider slips from his web and accidentally accompanies the Shapiro family to a wedding. Sammy watches the Jewish ceremony as the bride and groom stand under the beautiful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Colors

Sammy Spider and his buddy Josh are back in their third holiday board book! This time Sammy is enjoying the Hanukkah celebration with his human while also learning about colors. A companion… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's Passover Shapes

Sammy Spider celebrates Passover with his friend Josh Shapiro, enjoying the kid-friendly holiday customs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Bar Mitzvah

Josh's cousin Ben is having his bar mitzvah, and Sammy accidentally ends up coming along! He gets an up-close view of the Torah readings, the blessings . . . and one tradition that gets this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Taste of Hanukkah: A Cookbook

This 15th book in Kar-Ben's popular Sammy Spider series finds Sammy and his human friend Josh presenting a delightful cookbook of Hanukkah recipes and crafts. With four chapters of Hanukkah… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 641.5'67435

Sammy Spider's First Mitzvah

Sammy Spider is back in his fifteenth adventure story, learning about Jewish holidays and values with his buddy Josh Shapiro. In this story, when Josh gets a cold―“Achoo!”―his friend Moti… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • 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]

Sammy Spider's First Book of Jewish Holidays

From the Series Very First Board Books

Curious about the Jewish holidays? Very young readers learn about holiday customs with everyone’s favorite inquisitive spider! Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'3

Sammy Spider's First Yom Kippur

When Josh breaks the rules and plays ball indoors, he finds himself apologizing not only to his parents, but to Sammy Spider as well. A Yom Kippur story about saying, “I’m sorry.” Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's New Friend

When an Israeli family moves in next door to the Shapiros, Sammy Spider and Josh learn about the Jewish mitzvah of welcoming guests. In the process, they each make a new friend and learn some… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Simchat Torah

Sammy Spider crawls down his web to inspect the candy apple Josh has attached to his Simchat Torah flag. When Josh leaves for synagogue, he doesn’t notice the spider stuck to his apple! Atop… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Day of School

Sammy Spider thinks he’s picked the perfect day to hitch a ride to Josh’s preschool. The class is learning about kindness to animals! But what happens when the little spider is discovered in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • 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]

Sammy Spider's First Haggadah

Sammy leads young children through the steps of the Passover seder, telling the story of the Exodus, asking and answering the Four Questions, and sampling the traditional foods. Includes… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5371

Sammy Spider's Shabbat Fun Book

Kids can join Sammy Spider as he celebrates Shabbat with this book of rhymes, mazes, puzzles and more. Read More →

Sammy Spider's First Sukkot

Inside, outside, upside down! Where is Sammy Spider now? Swinging on an apple, from the roof of the Shapiro family sukkah, he is learning about the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot. Sammy… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

No Rules for Michael

Michael thinks school would be more fun without rules and gets his wish. But is it exactly what he was hoping for? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel

Join Sammy Spider on his stow-away adventure as he tours Israel and learns the many meanings of "shalom." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Tu B'Shevat

Spring is in the air and Sammy Spider watches as Josh Shapiro lowers the roots of a small tree into the ground. As spring turns to summer and summer to fall, Sammy watches Josh nurture the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Fun Book

An activity book full of rhymes, with mazes, matching, dot-to-dot, pages to color and more! The best Hanukkah present for Sammy Spider fans. Read More →

Sammy Spider's First Purim

Sammy Spider wants to help Josh get ready for Purim. Instead, he gets stuck inside a grogger. How will he escape? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Shabbat

Sammy Spider yearns to celebrate Shabbat. He watches Josh set the festive table, and is especially fascinated when Mrs. Shapiro braids the challah. As the family gather's to welcome Shabbat… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah

Sammy Spider wants to taste the golden honey the Shapiros set out for a sweet New Year. Mom tells him to stick to spinning webs, but will curious Sammy listen? Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Sammy Spider's First Passover

Sammy Spider watches longingly as the Shapiro family celebrates Passover. He wants to help Josh find the afikomen (hidden matzah), but his mother reminds him, "Spiders don't celebrate… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]