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The Light of Days Young Readers’ Edition

The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

by Judy Batalion
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, judaism, historical

This young readers’ edition is the remarkable untold story of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. It has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture.

As their communities were being destroyed, groups of Jewish women and teenage girls across Poland began transforming …

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The Light of Days Young Readers' Edition

The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

by Judy Batalion
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, historical, judaism

This young readers’ edition tells the remarkable story, largely forgotten until now, of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. It has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture.

As their communities were being destroyed, groups of Jewish women and teenage girls across …

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The Last Train

A Holocaust Story

by Rona Arato
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: holocaust, judaism, historical, siblings

The Last Train is the harrowing true story about young brothers Paul and Oscar Arato and their mother, Lenke, surviving the Nazi occupation during the final years of World War II.  Living in the town of Karcag, Hungary, the Aratos felt insulated from the war — even as it raged all around them. Hungary is allied with Germany to protect its citizen …

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Passover

Festival of Freedom

by Monique Polak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: passover, judaism

During Passover, Jews are reminded of how, more than three thousand years ago, their ancestors emerged from slavery to become free men and women. Bestselling author Monique Polak explores her own Jewish roots as she tells the Passover story, which reminds us that the freedom to be who we are and practice our religion, whatever it may be, is a grea …

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Judaism

by Ian Graham
edition: Paperback
tagged: judaism

Six studies of six faiths. The World Religions series explores the major religions of our world today. Focusing on the six main religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism, each title looks first at one person's experience, and then examines the facts, arguments and opinions from around the globe. Special debate panels, …

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Purim

by Peppas
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, holidays & celebrations, judaism

Purim is here! One of the happiest Jewish holidays on the calendar, this springtime holiday is celebrated with costume parties, parades, and special foods. Learn the story, customs, and good deeds that are celebrated on this religious holiday.

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Sukkot

by Miller
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: other, religious, judaism, holidays & celebrations

Celebrated five days after Yom Kippur in September or October, Sukkot is a time for Jewish people around the world to remember how the ancient Israelites lived. Children will learn about building and decorating a sukkah, or shelter, the importance of the four species, and the special foods eaten during Sukkot.

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