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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]
Fall 2020

Happy Birthday, Trees!

It’s Tu B’Shevat—Jewish Arbor Day—and a diverse group of children work together to plant a tree. After digging a hole, placing the tree, filling the hole with dirt, patting the ground, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Behind the Bookcase: Miep Gies, Anne Frank, and the Hiding Place

Anne Frank’s diary is a gift to the world because of Miep Gies. One of the protectors of the Frank family, Miep recovered the diary after the family was discovered by Nazis, and then returned… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]
Fall 2020

Does Your Dog Speak Hebrew?: A Book of Animal Sounds

From the Series Very First Board Books

A dog says “bow, wow” in English and “hav, hav” in Hebrew. Whimsical animals in American and Israeli settings compare their varied noises and sounds. Readers can explore which sounds are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: 591.59/4
Fall 2020

There Was a Young Rabbi: A Hanukkah Tale

Hanukkah is a very busy time! Join the young rabbi as she makes festive preparations—spinning the dreidel, cooking a tasty meal, lighting the menorah, and more—in this cumulative, rhyming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Hillel Builds a House

All year, Hillel builds treehouses and forts. His structures—in the backyard, under the stairs and even in the living room—can get in the way when the family is busy with holiday… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Nicanor's Gate

Set in biblical times, the story of Nicanor's Gate—one of the entrances to the Temple in Jerusalem—shows how a man's faith is important to living a happy, fulfilled life. Nicanor, a wealthy… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2020

Las Espinacas de Sylvia

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The delightful story of Sylvia, who hates spinach, but discovers the magic of growing her own food through a school gardening project, now available in a Spanish edition. Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Overground Railroad

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

From the award-winning author and illustrator of Before She Was Harriet comes an original and moving perspective of the Great Migration, as seen through the eyes of the young girl Ruth Ellen… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

This glorious biography of Maya Angelou's life—from her traumatic childhood through her work as a freedom fighter and her triumphant rise as a poet—is a powerful tribute to a phenomenal woman. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 818/.5409
Fall 2020

The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

An exploration of the importance of bees in our world is offered through the author's lyrical observations to his young sons, often with analogies between the insects and children, and always… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568
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

Small Matters: The Hidden Power of the Unseen

Can something small matter at all? Of course it can! In this book for young readers (who know a thing or two about being small), you can take a super close look at details too little to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 611/.018
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

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey

"Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I'm a little sea turtle inside an egg." Follow a hatchling's treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • Dewey: 597.92/89156
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

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

Super Potato and the Mutant Animal Mayhem: Book 4

From the Series Super Potato

Super Potato is back, and crime is running wild! When a giant chicken goes on a rampage, only a tiny potato can stop it. But is the bird's mutation an accident or fowl play? An enemy linked… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
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]