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All About Sukkot

Lavishly illustrated explanations of holiday history, customs, and symbols. With words and music to blessings and songs for a family celebration. Featuring The Big Sukkah, a folktale retold by Peninnah Schram. }

February 16 2010 | Posted in Sukkot/Succos | Read More »

Hillel Builds A House

Hillel loves to build houses — tree houses, pillow forts, and closet hideaways. But he can’t seem to find the right time to celebrate in one of his houses … until fall comes, bringing the holiday of Sukkot. A fanciful trip through the Jewish year.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Sukkot/Succos | Read More »

Mitzvah Magic: What Kids Can Do to Change the World

In this sequel to Tell Me a Mitzvah, young heroes are profiled doing good deeds in various ways. 64 pp. 6×9 Ages 7&up.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Story Collections | Read More »

Year of Jewish Stories, A: 52 Tales for Children and Their Families

Drawing on Jewish tradition and enlivened by a modern sensibility, A Year of Jewish Stories helps families explore Jewish values and create positive Jewish memories through the magic of storytelling. }}In their introduction the authors write, “We are offering you an easy and open invitation into the richness of Jewish life - the aroma of [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Story Collections | Read More »

Stories Straight from Avi’s Heart

Cuddle up with a child, grandchild, or student, and dive into the colorful world of Avi’s emotions and the lessons they teach. This beautiful book features individual stories that display Avi’s feelings-both negative and positive-and bring out the life lessons of learning to deal with our emotions. From anger, sadness, and anxiety to happiness, excitement, [...]

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Kiddish Yiddish: Jewish Traditions and Culture in Rhyme

Written by Barbara Feltquate and illustrated by Tom Post, this children’s glossary of Jewish words in rhyme follows three generations of a family through a year of holidays, rituals and traditions.

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A Treasury of Jewish Bedtime Stories

Shmuel Blitz
This is one of those rare books that youngsters will curl up with again and again. Bedtime will begin with a mother reading a story and pointing to the gorgeous full-color illustrations, and end with a little head on the pillow, and this book clutched protectively under it.
These twenty-one stories cover the gamut from [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Story Collections | Read More »

Touched by a Story For Children

What child doesn’t love a good story? And there’s no more popular storyteller today than Rabbi Yechiel Spero, the author who wrote two Touched by a Story bestsellers for adults!}}This collection of stories, new and old, were hand picked by Rabbi Spero and told in his inimitable style — using language and ideas that children [...]

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Kids Speak 4

Chaim Walder
This newest volume in the bestselling series is chock-full of real-life stories submitted by kids just like you. Learn from their challenges and triumphs, empathize with their feelings and dreams, and take courage from their own strength. A real winner for kids everywhere.
Hardcover
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Best of K’tonton

A collection of sixteen stories, one for each holiday, find the lovable K’tonton in a variety of exciting adventures.

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My First Book Of Jewish Stories

Shmuel Blitz
It’s a good idea to start off with the best so why wait until your child is older before you start telling the really good stories? Why not start early?
You won’t find a better book to do it with. The stories are wonderful. The pictures are great. The lessons are practical.
Like Yaakov’s blanket that [...]

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Jewish Sports Stories for Kids

The fifth volume in the popular “Jewish Stories For Kids” series, this book will hit a home run with everyone. Includes hockey, baseball, chess, basketball and more… }In The Killer Fan, a mother of 11 children makes very sure that her sonメs team wins the Basketball Championships ヨ at any cost. }}The Queen of Slow [...]

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The Day the Rabbi Disappeared

Howard Schwartz, Monique Passicot (illustrator)
Jewish holiday tales of magic, in which rabbis bring about miracles, reveal the secret meaning of dreams and names and contend with angels and enchantments.
Available in softcover

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Too Much of a Good Thing Mira Wasserman, Christine Mannone Carolan (illustrator)

This hard cover book has 32 Pages, 8 3/8 x 10½, Ages 3-8, Grades PreK-3
You can never have too much of a good thing-or can you? Roman King Antoninus loves the joys of observing Shabbat so much his kingdom celebrates every day of the week instead of just one, and learns a valuable lesson about [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Shabbat | Read More »

The Illustrated Mishnayoth Shabbath

Experience a breakthrough in learning with this new, translated edition of the Hebrew P’nei Shabbat, with the commentary of the Bartenura. With endearing illustrations and lucid English translation, this work is ideal for children and adults alike.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Shabbat | Read More »

A Day Apart: Shabbat at Home

This book does for Shabbat what A Different Night did for Pesach. Hundreds of ways to increase and enrich your understanding and celebration of Shabbat.}}A full menu based on the traditional order of Shabbat: }}Likrat Shabbat — Setting the Shabbat mood; baking bread, eating cake, collecting tzedakah, meditating }}Nerot — Candlelighting }}Shalom Aleichem — welcoming [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Shabbat | Read More »

Sammy Spider’s First Purim

by Sylvia A. Rouss
illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn
Sammy Spider wants to help Josh get ready for Purim. Instead, he gets stuck inside a grogger. How will he escape?
Softcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

The Queen of Persia

by Moshe Moscowitz
Queen of Persia - The Story of Purim. Comic Book Format. Great for kids and adults of all ages! It’s a classic tale of good versus evil. It has all the elements of a captivating drama: a virtuous heroine, a wicked villain, suspense, intrigue, and surprise plot twists. It’s the ancient and true [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

It’s Purim Time

by Latifa Berry Kropf
photgraphed by Tod Cohen
Preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver shalach manot (Purim treats).
Hardcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

Purim!

Camille Kress
Publisher: UAHC Press
Lovely book about Purim for young children.
Board Book
ISBN:0807406546

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

The Mystery Bear: A Purim Story

When Little Bear wakes up from hibernation and goes off in search of something to eat, the smells of a delicious feast draw him to a nearby house. The people inside are having a wonderful time and are delighted to welcome the stranger in a bear costumeラafter all, it”s Purim, when lots of people dress [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

Raisel’s Riddle

by Erica Silverman
What’s more precious than rubies, more lasting than gold?
Raisel knows. She learned it from her grandfather, a poor scholar who taught her. When he dies, Raisel finds work in the home of a rabbi. His jealous cook makes Raisel toil from sunup to sundown. And as the Jewish holiday of Purim approaches, Raisel [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Purim | Read More »

Let’s Visit Israel

This board book highlights the many ways one can tour Israel-by jeep, cable car, bus, camel, and foot. This simple book, with bright illustrations, is a perfect introduction to Israel for very young children.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Rosh Hashanah comes to life when a little boy celebrates the birthday of the world as he would celebrate his own birthday! At this birthday party he enjoys apples and honey, holiday candles and the blowing of the shofar. Ages 1-4, Grades Pre-K. }

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

My Jewish Home

Rabbi Andrew Goldstein
Publisher: Kar-Ben
Follow a toddler through each room of his house and find the ritual objects that make it a Jewish home.
Board Book

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

My First Hanukkah Board Book

My First Word Books: The complete preschool learning program to develop your child’s vocabulary and early literacy skills.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

Bubbe Isabella And The Sukkot Cake

Bubbe Isabella builds a sukkah and bakes her special lemon cake to celebrate the harvest holiday of Sukkot. Every evening she invites holiday guests to come and eat her cake, but she finds that theyメre more interested in nibbling the sukkah than in trying her wonderful dessert! Ages 3-8, Grades PreK-3

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

I Go to School

This picture book is perfect for parents and toddlers to read together in preparation for an important milestone. Soft, watercolor illustrations and simple rhyming text perfectly convey the message that school is a warm and cozy place in learn Torah, do mitzvos, and have fun! Ages 2-6

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

The Story of Ruth

Children will enjoy this story of friendship and commitment between Naomi and her loyal daughter-in-law Ruth, the future grandmother of King David. As Ruth insists on following Naomi with the famous words, モYour people shall be my people, your God, my God,ヤ she becomes the first convert to Judaism. This beautifully illustrated story will resonate [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »

Tamar’s Sukkah

Ellie Gellman
Tamar and her friends - each one a little older and bigger - join to decorate a sukkah that is “just right!” A toddler’s favorite story now in board book format.
Available in softcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in Pre-School/Picture Books | Read More »