Tag Archives: Jewish

Where Shabbat Lives (Very First Board Books)

Author: Jan Goldin Fabiyi Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing Product Description The simple text and brightly colored illustrations in this board book tell the story of a typical family celebrating Shabbat.

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Merry Christmas, Space Case

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Dial Product Description Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outer space.

Little Dracula’s Christmas (Little Dracula Books)

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Puffin Product Description The members of a vampire family fail to catch Santa as he makes a delivery of unusual presents.

The Christmas Witch

Author: Steven Kellogg Publisher: Dial Product Description Gloria is the worst student ever to attend Madame Pestilence’s Academy. Not only does she muddle her magic spells and flunk broom drill, she gets in trouble for smiling too much! When Gloria hears about a wonderful holiday called Christmas, she decides she wants to be a Christmas […]

All-of-a-Kind Family

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Sydney Taylor Publisher: Yearling Product Description A heartwarming story of five little girls living with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. They have simple but happy times as they share adventures, holidays and surprises. When Mama tells them her big news, it’s the most wonderful […]

Elijah’s Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Michael J. Rosen Publisher: Voyager Books Product Description Michael and Elijah are friends, but when Elijah gives Michael one of his special carved angels, Michael doesn’t know what to do. How can be possibly take home a Christmas angel–a forbidden graven image–especially on Chanukah? Full color. Amazon.com Review A child’s vision […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: HighBridge Company Product Description The enchanting NPR holiday favorite is finally on CD. “Old Marley was as dead as a doornail”—and so, nearly, was Christmas itself when Charles Dickens published “A Christmas Carol” in 1843. Most traditions had been forgotten, and few if any employees got time off […]

Yay, You! : Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com On the occasion of her son’s graduation from high school, Sandra Boynton, the well-loved creator of books and cards featuring hippos, dinosaurs, and sheep, has written a celebratory book for “onwardly mobile” readers. Everyone on the planet will compare this title to Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places […]

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

The Next Place

Rating: (140 reviews) Author: Warren Hanson Publisher: Waldman House Press

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP World History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about World history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment

Rating: (216 reviews) Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston Publisher: Bantam Books Book Description Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp–with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy […]

I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust

Rating: (159 reviews) Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson Publisher: Simon Pulse

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Rating: (603 reviews) Author: Anne Frank Publisher: Bantam Amazon.com A beloved classic since its initial publication in 1947, this vivid, insightful journal is a fitting memorial to the gifted Jewish teenager who died at Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in 1945. Born in 1929, Anne Frank received a blank diary on her 13th birthday, just weeks before she […]

The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story

Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: McSweeney’s Book Description Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah, and Lemony Snicket is an alleged children’s author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book. A particularly irate latke is the star of The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, but many other holiday […]

Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Board Books for Babies)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Child’s Play International