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Spring 2020

Clarence's Topsy-Turvy Shabbat

Is Clarence confused and will he create chaos on Shabbat? His special Shabbat challah recipe calls for flour, oil, honey, yeast and water, and his neighbors eagerly await their loaves. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Judah Touro Didn't Want to be Famous

Setting out from Boston to New Orleans in 1801, Judah Touro dreamed of becoming a successful shopkeeper. Through his skill in business, he earned a great fortune. But the harrowing experience… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

My Sister Is Sleeping

A big sister in an Israeli family draws pictures as she eagerly anticipates her baby sister waking from her nap. She lovingly describes the baby, imagining all the things she will do when the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

With a Ladino word introduced on each page, a Sephardic Jewish family prepares to celebrate Shabbat. Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 296.4/1
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]
Spring 2020

Shalom Bayit

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

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Too Far From Home

"There's an Ethiopian; there's an Ethiopian!" I heard them shouting. I looked behind me, but I couldn't see any Ethiopian. Children began crowding round me, and I still didn't realize that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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
Spring 2020

Miriam at the River

The biblical story of baby Moses as told by his big sister. Giving her baby brother a kiss, brave little Miriam places Moses's basket into the river. With one quick push, she sends him into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Alligator Seder

They look for bits of chametz. They're good investigators. They're really just like you and me— except they're ALLIGATORS. A whimsical alligator family celebrates Passover. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • 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

You're the Cheese in My Blintz

From the Series Very First Board Books

In my blintz, you're the cheese. You're the sun in my sky. To my heart, you're the keys. You're the twinkle in my eye. This rhyming board book celebrates the importance of a young child as a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 270
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Baby's Blessings

In this charming board book, a Jewish family celebrates the arrival of a baby! Blessings in our house abound, Newest is the wondrous sound, Of baby whom we hold so dear, Crying out with joy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • 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]
Fall 2019

Mr. Tempkin Climbs a Tree

School's out, and Marky looks forward to summer, including helping his friend and neighbor, Mr. Tempkin, with his garden. But when Mr. Tempkin's plan to thwart the squirrels that have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Room for One More

For twelve-year-old Rosetta Wolfson, the war in Europe seems very far off from her home in Canada. Then Mr. Schwartzberg comes to tea and asks Rosetta's parents if they will take in a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Walk Till You Disappear

Raised a Catholic, when 12-year-old Miguel suddenly learns that his ancestors were Jewish, his world seems to turn upside down. Rushing from the house, he becomes lost in the desert. Captured… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Whale of a Tale

From the Series Scarlett and Sam

Scarlett and Sam are back again in a twist on the biblical adventure tale of Jonah and the whale. When the twins take Grandma Mina's special carpet to be cleaned and repaired, they encounter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Barnyard Bubbe's Hanukkah

Neigh! Oink! Bah! Whimsical farm animals leave presents for Bubbe during Hanukkah. What will Bubbe do with these thoughtful gifts? Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • 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]
Fall 2019

Kugel for Hanukkah?

As each of Hanukkah's first seven nights brings an unusual new present to a little girl, the mystery deepens. While the gifts grandma receives add up to a delicious Hanukkah treat, her… Read More →

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

Chelm for the Holidays

Celebrating Jewish holidays has never been sillier than in Chelm, the Village of Fools! While the Chelmites try to solve problems—like outsmarting bees to get Rosh Hashanah honey, and keeping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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]