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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
  • 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
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Room for One More

For fifteen-year-old Rosetta Wolff, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Kol Hakavod: Way to Go!

What is "kavod"? It's "gee!" It's "wow." It's honor, respect. It's "whoa, holy cow!" Even the littlest acts of kindness and the smallest good deeds can be hugely important in the world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • 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]
Fall 2019

The Elephant in the Sukkah

Henry, once a happy circus elephant, feels lonely and sad at the farm for old elephants, where nobody wants to hear him sing. One evening, he follows the sound of music and singing to the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

The Key from Spain: Flory Jagoda and Her Music

When Flory's ancestors are forced to leave Spain during the time of the Spanish Inquisition, they take with them their two most precious possessions—the key to their old house and the Ladino… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Mitzvah Pizza

Missy loves Saturdays with her dad. Every week they do something special together. Usually, Dad brings the funds and Missy brings the fun, but this week, it's Missy's turn to treat with her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby

Scribble-scrabble. Scribble-scrabble. What is the noise coming from under Annie's bed? It's a little white goat, says her mother. Together mother and child create a fantastical adventure in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

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]
Spring 2019

A Hoopoe Says Oop!: Animals of Israel

Ibexes on crater ledges Call out, "Maa!" and walk the edges. A rhyming introduction to some of Israel's unique animals like the hoopoe (the national bird of Israel), hyrax, and sand cats. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Listen!: Israel's All Around

In Eilat, a blub, blub, blub— Swimmers' snorkels glub, glub, glub. Tour Israel's most fun places—kibbutz, beach, market, and more—and discover each spot's special sound in this rhyming… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
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]
Spring 2019

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

A Seder for Grover

A Seder for Grover introduces very young readers to Passover traditions with friends from Sesame Street. Big Bird, Moishe Oofnik, and Avigail join their friend Grover to celebrate the spring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: [E]