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God's Garden

by Frank Boylan, illustrated by Sally Garland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: poetry (see also stories in verse), animals, bedtime & dreams

 

God took time to plant us a garden and spread nature’s beauty around

Inspired by the original poem by Dorothy Frances Gurney, God’s Garden is a fully illustrated picture book featuring a modern retelling that is sure to warm the hearts of new readers.  Help your young ones discover all the wonders of God's creations that can be found in their v …

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Sitting Shiva

by Erin Silver, illustrated by Michelle Theodore
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: death & dying, religion & faith, jewish, parents, other, religious

A little girl grieves the loss of her mother, but she can’t grieve alone.

When her friends and family arrive at her house to sit shiva, laden with cakes and stories, she refuses to come downstairs. But the laughter and memories gradually bring her into the fold, where she is comforted by her community. By the end of the book, she feels stronger an …

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The Clever Wife

A Kyrgyz Folktale

by Rukhsana Khan, illustrated by Ayesha Gamiet
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: country & ethnic, muslim, asian, asia

Based on a traditional folktale from Kyrgyzstan in central Asia, this is the story of a spirited young heroine named Danyshman, whose wit and courage draw the attention and admiration of the ruling Khan Bolotbek. Superbly illustrated by Ayesha Gamiet, a master in the art of Islamic manuscript illumination, this classic “thinking outside the box …

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Meet the Hamantaschen

illustrated by Alan Silberberg
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: humorous stories, other, religious, jewish

You've met the latkes, you've met the matzah...now it's time to meet the hamantaschen in this zany Purim story!

There's a problem with Purim!
 
The Purim play is about to start, but the megillah is missing! Without the scroll that recounts the Purim story, how can the show go on? Never fear: three determined hamantaschen—
 
DETECTIVES!
 
Right. T …

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Sorry For Your Loss

by Joanne Levy
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: death & dying, friendship, orphans & foster homes, jewish

“A heartfelt and expertly written tale of loss, family, and friendship that will have readers blinking back their tears…Beautiful and sincere.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Evie Walman is not obsessed with death. She does think about it a lot, though, but only because her family runs a Jewish funeral home. At twelve, Evie already knows …

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No Vacancy

by Tziporah Cohen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: prejudice & racism, friendship, jewish

With the help of her Catholic friend, an eleven-year-old Jewish girl creates a provocative local tourist attraction to save her family’s failing motel.

Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn’t eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman’s dream, but at least it’s an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmothe …

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Archie Celebrates Diwali

by Mitali Banerjee Ruths, illustrated by Parwinder Singh
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: other, religious, hindu, friendship

It's Archie's favorite holiday—Diwali. And this year she gets to share it with her friends and introduce them to the festival of lights!

Archana loves her family's annual Diwali (deh-vah-lee) party, and this year she gets to share it with all her friends from school. She helps with the decorations and the food, and is eager for everyone to arrive …

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Badir and the Beaver

by Shannon Stewart, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, chapter books, muslim

It's Ramadan, a time to focus on good deeds and to fast, and Badir and his brother, Anis, are out for a walk one evening while they wait for their iftar meal. In the park Badir sees a rat. A very, very large rat. He soon learns it’s actually a beaver, an animal that doesn't live in Tunisia, the country Badir and his family have emigrated from. It …

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