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A Sweet Year

By: Mark Podwal

The Jewish year is blessed with many holidays, and each one has its special food. From Rosh Hashanah to Shavuot, from the Seder meal to the Sabbath meal, food celebrates the season and commemorates the...

When Life Gives You O.J.

By: Erica S. Perl

For years, 10-year-old Zelly Fried has tried to convince her parents to let her have a dog. After all, practically everyone in Vermont owns a dog, and it sure could go a long way helping Zelly fit in since...

Jerusalem Sky

By: Mark Podwal

Jerusalem–ancient home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims–is blanketed by a sky like no other. According to legend, the Jerusalem sky held off the rains for seven years while King Solomon built...


Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein

By: Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer
illustrated by: Christine Davenier

For anyone who's ever asked "Why can't we have a tree?" comes a "lighthearted" (USA Today) book about being Jewish during the Christmas season from actress Amanda Peet!Rachel Rosenstein is determined to...

Mrs. Katz and Tush

By: Patricia Polacco

Larnel doesn't know his neighbor, Mrs. Katz, very well, until he asks her to adopt an abandoned kitten. Mrs. Katz agrees on one condition: that Larnel help her take care of the kitten she names Tush. When...

Anne Frank

By: Josephine Poole
illustrated by: Angela Barrett

The life of Anne Frank, from birth until being taken from the hidden attic by the Nazis, is presented in this haunting, meticulously researched picture book. It is a compelling yet easy-to-understand...