for Jewish Children - Selections
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~ Ships in 2-3 days - Howard
Bogot / Hardcover / Published 1995
This unique Haggadah designed especially for young people is a delighful
asset to any seder table-at home, in religious schools or at community
Here for Paper Back Edition
~ Cecily Lang
(Illustrator), Sarah Marwil Lamstein (Illustrator) / School &
Library Binding / Published 1997.
"Shabbat is like a present that we open every week,"says Annie.
"I'm glad that it comes again and again."; Cecily Lang's
paper-cut illustrations bring to life Sarah Marwil Lamstein's gentle story
of a family's weekly Shabbat preparations.
Voyage ~ Ships in 2-3 days
- Edith Tarbescu, Lydia Dabcovich (Illustrator) / Hardcover
/ Published 1998 - Reading level: Ages 4-8
Set at the turn of the century, this sensitively told story, based on the
true story of the author's mother's journey to America, follows the
journey of two young sisters as they travel from their village in Russia
to join their papa in N.Y.
Boy Who Stuck Out His Tongue : A Yiddish Folk Tale
by Edith Tarbescu, Judith Christine Mills (Illustrator). Hardcover (August
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Set in a Hungarian village, this is a Jewish folktale in the tradition of
the fools of Chelm.
Jewish Life Shabbat
~ Ships in 2-3 days
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback - 48 pages (January 1995)
Children's Visual Dictionary
~ Jane Bunting, Dave Hopkins
(Illustrator) / Hardcover / Published 1995 --- This title usually ships within 4-6 weeks.
This new dictionary
encourages children to explore language through a collection of picture definitions. Full-color photos and
~ Howard Schwartz / Hardcover / Published 1991
Tree : Jewish Folktales from Around the World
Howard Schwartz, Barbara Rush / Paperback / Published 1998
These 15 Jewish folktales include stories
from Yemen, Iraq, Morocco, and Eastern Europe. Young readers will
recognize familiar characters and meet new ones such as the foolish
Chusham, and Katanya, a Jewish Thumbelina. Full color.
Violin & Other Jewish Fairy Tales
~ Howard Schwartz, Linda Heller (Illustrator)/Paperback / Pub 1994.
A sumptuous collection of 36 Jewish fairy tales from virtually every
corner of the world that will captivate children and adults alike as they
illuminate the Jewish world view, where faith in God can defeat the evil
Latkes ~ Malka Drucker, Eve Chwast (Illustrator) / Paperback /
As Molly and her grandmother prepare latkes, her grandmother recalls the
Hanukkah story of the tyranny of Antiochus, the faith of Mattathias, the
bravery of the Maccabees, and the miracle of the oils. Full-color
Sabbath Dress ~Itzhak Schweiger-Dmi'El, Ora Eitan (Illustrator) /
School & Library Binding / Published 1996
Hanna adores the white dress her mother has made her for the Sabbath and
tries her best not to get it dirty. However, she doesn't hesitate to lend a
hand when she sees an old man struggling with a heavy load.
Activity Book (Dover Little Activity Books)
Jill Dublin, Jill Dubin / Paperback / Published 1992
More than 40 different
puzzles--illustrated with symbols of the Jewish faith--encourage seekers to find hidden
objects, follow dots, tell what's wrong with pictures, circle look-alikes, and more.
Captions explain objectives and solutions are included.
Set/Little Jewish Stickers/Jewish Stained Glass/Fun With Jewish Stencils
~ Jill Dubin / Calendar / Published 1995
~ Chaya M. Burstein / Paperback /
Wide-ranging collection of crafts, cooking projects, stories, historical
info, holiday ideas, songs etc.
With Elijah : Eight Tales of the Prophet
by Barbara Diamond Goldin, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator) (Library Binding-Apr
"A Journey with Elijah" give readers an idea of the prophet
Elijah's place in Jewish folklore and religion.
Jewish Stained Glass Coloring Book ~ Ted Menten, Theodore
Menten / Paperback / Published 1991
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Lion : A Jewish Folktale from Algeria ~ Howard Schwartz, et al
/ Paperback / Published 1996
When young Yosef makes a long journey by caravan to claim an inheritance for
his family, the cruel-hearted leader refuses to stop for the Sabbath. Yosef
is afraid to leave the caravan, but his devotion keeps him from going on,
and he stays alone and prays. Then something wonderful happens.
Is God's Name?
by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Phoebe Stone (Illustrator) (Hardcover - Sept 1999)
Many children develop an image of God by age 5, say experts. This simple,
beautiful book will help you & your child explore spirituality
together for the first time.
Child : & Other Jewish Fairy Tales ~ Howard Schwartz, et
al / Hardcover / Published 1996
Giants, undersea realms, shape-changers, heroic adventures--all are gathered
together in this lavish collection of eight Jewish fairy tales from around
the world. The wonder of each story is gloriously captured by Stephen
Fieser's striking full-color pictures. A perfect book for holiday gift