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Silverman, Erica.

Summary: Rhymed text and illustrations follow a family's activities as they prepare to celebrate Hanukkah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SIL

Brown, Monica

Summary: "A new girl has joined Lola Levine's second-grade class. When they get off on the wrong foot, they are forced to spend time together ... and learn they have more in common than they thought"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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Cohen, Barbara

Summary: Told to make a doll like a pilgrim for the Thanksgiving display at school, Molly's Jewish mother dresses the doll as she herself dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom--much to Molly's embarrassment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1983

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC COH

Solomon, Rachel Lynn

Summary: Aspiring choreographer Sophie Orenstein, eighteen, wonders if seventeen-year-old Peter Rosenthal-Porter, gifted pianist, best friend, and secret crush, will love her back after receiving her kidney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SOL

Perl, Erica S.

Summary: Zelly Fried wants a dog more than anything, so at the urging of her grandfather, during the summer before sixth grade she takes care of a "practice dog" made out of an orange juice jug to show her parents that she is ready for the responsibility, even though she is sometimes not entirely sure about the idea.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PER

Edwards, Michelle

Summary: When Sophia was a baby, Mrs. Goldman knit a tiny baby hat to keep her warm. Last year, she taught Sophia how to knit. Now Sophia wants to knit a special hat for Mrs. Goldman. And she wants to do it all by herself!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EDW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EDW

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Volunteering at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in the early 1900s, Jewish cousins Rebecca and Ana must find the real culprit when they are unfairly blamed for a series of mishaps in the Japanese garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGM GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Burkhart, Kiersi

Summary: Twelve-year-old Rivka is tired of everything about being Jewish, but during a summer at Quartz Creek Ranch, she is inspired to explore and embrace her heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2017

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Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: When Rebecca helps her injured neighbor, Mr. Rossi, by caring for his pigeons, she discovers a strange black pigeon with an eerie message warning Mr. Rossi of danger, and consults a fortune teller to learn if she is in danger, as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Bick, Ilsa J.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Christian Cage lives with his uncle in Winter, Wisconsin, where his nightmares, visions, and strange paintings draw him into a mystery involving German prisoners of war, a mysterious corpse, and Winter's last surviving Jew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2010

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Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Summary: Ten-year-old Allie's family moves from urban New Haven to rural Stamford, Connecticut, in the midst of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hoberman 2009

Manseau, Peter.

Summary: Summer, sweltering, 1996. A book warehouse in western Massachusetts. A man at the beginning of his adult life -- and the end of his career rope -- becomes involved with a woman, a language, and a great lie that will define his future. Most auspiciously of all, he runs across Itsik Malpesh, a ninetysomething Russian immigrant who claims to be the last Yiddish poet in America. When a set of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

Polacco, Patricia.

Summary: Although she is the best matchmaker in the neighborhood, Jerome's Bubbie has a hard time finding a match for the fussy Mr. Sussman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: je pol

Haft, Sheryl

Summary: Puts a Yiddish spin on Margaret Wise Brown's Goodnight moon, as three bubbies and their hubbies say their goodnights to their grandchildren and a room full of latkes, gelt, and chotchkes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAF

Reiss, Kathryn.

Summary: After Rebecca meets a new family in her New York City apartment building and helps watch their fussy baby while they are moving in, she becomes convinced that they have been victimized by the kidnappers that have been operating in their neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC REI

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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Kimmelman, Leslie.

Summary: Uncle Jake gets to blow the shofar twice within ten days, as the family celebrates first Rosh Hashanah and then Yom Kippur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Hilb, Jessie

Summary: Overweight and pretty, high school senior Aden gets caught up in an exciting new friendship that quickly turns into unreturned love--at least on Aden's side--even while it helps her get closer to her deceased mother's heritage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ROB

Feldman, Ellen

Summary: A fictionalized account of the post-war life of Peter, who hid in the secret annex with Anne Frank and her family, follows his survival of the Holocaust, his relocation to America, and his memories upon the publication of Anne's diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: "What if you, as a girl battling stage fright before a dance recital, suddenly found yourself in Rebecca's world in 1914? Join Rebecca on adventures where the two of you can try out for a vaudeville show, put on a musical, or even sneak into a factory todeliver an important message. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Roth, Philip.

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the thirty-third...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2004

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Andrews, Jesse.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC AND

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AND

Walters, Eric

Summary: In 2002, Shirli Berman loses her beloved grandmother and lands a part in her junior high production of "Fiddler on the Roof," but when she is doing research in her attic and finds a violin, her Zayde gets incredibly angry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, a Penguin Random House Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WAL

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