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Koko's Kitten (PB) Kid's Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals (PB) Kids Guide to Climate Change (PB)
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Koko's Kitten by Patterson, Dr Francine Patterson.

Koko was a famous sign-language-speaking gorilla. This is the true story of her friendship with a kitten. Patterson and Cohn let readers see the gentle mind that wanted something to love and be loved by.--School Library Journal, starred review. Full-color photos.
A Kid's Guide to Protecting & Caring for Animals

How to Take Action!

by Cathryn Berger Kaye

Kids learn about animal welfare around the world, including cruelty prevention, emergency rescue, wildlife rehabilitation, animal advocacy, habitat preservation, and shelter volunteering. They explore ways to address the needs of animals—both domestic and wild, read what others (including young people) have done and are doing to help, find out what their community needs, and develop a service project.
A Kids Guide to Climate Change and Global Warming

by Cathryn Berger Kaye

Carbon footprints, alternative energies, deforestation, and water conservation are just some of the issues related to climate change and global warming addressed in this book. Kids explore what others in the world have done and are doing to address the problem, find out what their own community needs, and develop a service project. Includes facts, quotations, real-life examples, write-on pages, resources, a note to adults—and a lot of inspiration to get out there and make a difference.
God's Paintbrush Diary of a Young Girl (PB) What Does God Look Like?
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God's Paintbrush: A Guide for Jewish and Christian Educators and Parents

by Jeffrey L. Schein, Joseph M. Blair
The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank - The Definitive Edition

by Anne Frank, Mirjam Pressler, Miriam Pressler

Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition.

These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope with her own sexuality. Like many young girls, she often found herself in disagreements with her mother. And like any teenager, she veered between the carefree nature of a child and the full-fledged sorrow of an adult. Anne emerges more human, more vulnerable and more vital than ever.
There are things we can see and things we can't see. God is the one we can't see.
26 Big Things Small Hands Do (PB) Night (PB) Chocolate Chip Challah (PB)
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26 Big Things Small Hands Do (PB) Night, a Holocaust Memoir by Elie Weisel Chocolate Chip Challah (PB)
26 Big Things Small Hands Do

by Coleen Paratore
Night is Elie Wiesel's deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
Chocolate Chip Challah

And Other Twists on the Jewish Holiday Table

by Lisa Rauchwerger

A cookbook using the calendar of Jewish holidays as a framework to provide meaningful ways to celebrate them. Includes stories and an illustrated cooking dictionary.
Greatest Adventures: David & Goliath (DVD) Oh, the Places You'll Go! and The Lorax (CD) Aleph Bet Israel
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Greatest Adventures: David & Goliath (DVD) Oh, the Places You'll Go! and The Lorax (CD) Aleph Bet Israel
Greatest Adventures: David & Goliath

By Hanna Barbera

The kingdom of Israel faces a fearsome threat when the Philistine army marches across its borders. At the forefront of the invaders is the giant warrior Goliath. This tall behemoth issues a challenge: he will take on an Israelite champion in single combat and the tribe of the loser will be enslaved. For 40 days Goliath repeats the challenge and there are no comers. Finally one boy does step forth: David, a shepherd boy who is armed with nothing more than his sling...and a faith in God as towering as his mighty foe.
Oh, the Places You'll Go! and The Lorax by Dr Seuss Read by Ted Danson, John Lithgow

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

For out-starting upstarts of all ages, here is a wonderfully wise and blessedly brief graduation speech from the one and only Dr. Seuss. In his inimitable, humorous verse he addresses the Great Balancing Act (life itself, and the ups and downs it presents) while encouraging us to find the success that lies within us.

The Lorax

Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty.
This simple introduction to the Aleph Bet is intended for the youngest readers.
Passover Cutouts for Bulletin Board Rowing Lesson (PB) Lord is My Shepherd (PB)
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Passover Cutouts for Bulletin Boards Rowing Lesson by Anne Landsman.

On the surface, The Rowing Lesson tells the life story of Harold Klein, a Jewish physician who made his life and living in a Boer community in rural South Africa, now lying comatose on his deathbed. Beneath -- as the metaphorical oars of his daughter Betsy's thoughts dip in and stir the waters of his experience -- is something much more complex. Over the course of several days' vigil by his silent side, Betsy's mind races across vignettes of family events that she's reconstructed from his stories, her memory, and her imagination, gliding ever closer to understanding this irascible man she has come to adore.
The Lord is My Shepherd: Healing Wiseom of the Twenty-Third Psalm

by Harold S. Kushner

Rabbi Harold Kushner believes that the Twenty-third Psalm—perhaps the most memorable and cherished chapter of the Bible—offers spiritual riches that can change a person’s life. He has found that these simple, beautiful verses, full of honesty and optimism, have an almost magical power to comfort and calm. The psalm does not pretend that life is ever easy, but it offers a masterful guide to living in the world with faith and courage.
Siddur Meforash Character In a Jar Everything World's Religions Book
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Siddur Meforash

by Rabbi Ralph De Koven and Edith & Oscar Tarcov

The classic Siddur Meforash, Conservative (green) edition in Hebrew, with explanatory notes and a few translated passages in English by Rabbi Ralph De Koven. Large, easy to read Hebrew type with vowels and numbered lines.
Character In a Jar.

Build and reinforce positive character traits at home, in the classroom, after-school programs, youth groups, or wherever you interact with kids and teens.

Inside the jar are 101 little cards (2 in. x 2 ¾ in.) printed with words or phrases — Caring, Giving, Service and Sharing, Empathy, Citizenship, Cleanliness, Patience, Compassion, Tolerance, Cooperation, Reliability, Being Punctual, and many more.

Use them as discussion-starters or writing prompts. Act them out, talk them over, or plan ways to live them every day. Based on What Do You Stand For? For Teens this is a simple, powerful tool for promoting character development.
The Everything World's Religions Book

Discover the Beliefs, Traditions, and Cultures of Ancient and Modern Religions

by Robert Polloc

Religion is as old as time itself. From Judaism and the ancient Eastern religions to the many facets of Christianity, many religions have stood the test of time, war, and cultural strife. In language that is easy to understand, The Everything World's Religions Book highlights the rich traditions, histories, and holy writings of diverse beliefs and traditions around the world. Whether you're a casual reader, student, or scholar, The Everything World's Religions Book helps you celebrate both the uniqueness of the world's religions, as well as their commonalities. You'll learn how these religions are practiced today, including the celebration of holidays, important religious leaders, and customs and practices.
Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids (HB) Be Strong (CD) Rabbi / Stand-up Comic (CD)
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Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids (HB) Be Strong (CD) Rabbi / Stand-up Comic (CD)
Alef-Bet Yoga for Kids by Ruth Goldeen, Bill Goldeen Be Strong

Dan Nichols & e18hteen

e18hteen and Dan Nichols have played to thousands of people, from every URJ camp in North America to major universities, CAJE and NFTY national and regional conferences, clubs and community concerts. With BE STRONG they meld primarily Hebrew lyrics with their Modern Rock sound, reminiscent of artists such as Third Eye Blind, Matchbox 20 and others. The recording includes original compositions, L'Takein (also known as The Na Na Song, a NFTY favorite) Chazak, B'tzelem Elohim, Laugh At All My Dreams, Sinu Ra, Pit'chu Li and 8 more songs.
Rabbi / Stand-up Comic (Really)

Bob Alper

Get ready for 50 hilarious minutes from the only practicing clergyman doing stand-up comedy intentionally. Rabbi Bob Alper's fresh, contemporary and totally unorthodox style of comedy has been delighting audiences around the country. His act is clean, his humor is gentle, and he is a charming and affable performer. A proven hit with the carpool set, teenagers, and their parents!
It's All Challah to Me (CD) Ten Commandments for Jewish Children (HB) Ticket to Israel (HB)
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It's All Challah to Me (CD) Ten Commandments for Jewish Children (HB) Ticket to Israel (HB)
It's All Challah to Me

Sheldon Low

Sheldon Low's extraordinary new kids album, It's All Challah to Me, captures an exciting day in Sheldon's life, from waking up in the morning and heading off to school to getting tucked in at night, all in a super fun and relevant Jewish context. With songs and skits, soaring harmonies, and a wide variety of musical styles, It's All Challah to Me includes wonderful Jewish lessons about Shabbat, tikkun olam (repair of the world), prayers and blessings, self-confidence, love of community and family, and world peace.
Ten Commandments for Jewish Children by Miriam Nerlove, Miriam Nerlove

Beginning with how Moses received the Ten Commandments, children are given a way to understand their Jewish faith and what each commandment contains and how they should be obeyed. Double-page spreads for each one is followed by a brief explanation. Color illustrations throughout.
Briefly describes the people, geography, government, religion, language, customs, and lifestyles of Israel.
ReVisions Tikkun Lakorim God's Paintbrush (HB)
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ReVisions: Seeing Torah Through a Feminist Lens by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein

ReVisions offers new and meaningful interpretations of the Torah to help women shape a new understanding of Jewish life and thought. Women whose lives are woven through stories in the Torah - Eve, Leah, Rachel and all the women of the Exodus story - reveal how they existed within the power structures of biblical society, and how they transformed those structures toward the formation of the Jewish people.
Tikkun Lakorim

Scharfstein Edition

Including the Pentateuch, with Megillat Esther and all the Haftarot.
God's Paintbrush: 10th Anniversary Edition

by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Annette Carroll Compton
Way Meat Loves Salt (HB) I Went to My Cousin's Crispening (PB) History of the Holocaust
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Way Meat Loves Salt (HB) I Went to My Cousin's Crispening (PB) History of the Holocaust
The Way Meat Loves Salt : A Cinderella Tale from the Jewish Tradition

by Nina Jaffe
I Went to My Cousin's Crispening by Margie Zeskind, M.S. and Sheila Silverbert, M.S.

The S.A.G.A. (Sensitive Alternatives for Guiding Affectively) Approach

Guidelines for Educators in Jewish early Childhood Settings - Dealing with Religious Diversity.

An Excellent Resource for Professionals and Families.

The Jim Joseph Foundation, USA, has awarded a Grant to assist the developers of the S.A.G.A. Approach with the dissemination of this information and the sensitive training of educators. This Foundation is dedicated and committed to the preservation of Judaism and the education of children, within the Jewish Community.
A History of the Holocaust by Yehuda Bauer, Nili Keren

Eminent scholar Yehuda Bauer traces the Holocaust to its deepest roots by examining the history of the Jews' interaction with other cultures throughout history, a detailed portrait of the Jewish presence in Eastern Europe in the early 20th century, and an exhaustive depiction of the events before and during World War II. Professor Bauer's text is considered a masterly and authoritative work
Conscience: The duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey One More Year Case for Jewish Peoplehood (HB)
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Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey

by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis
One More Year by Sana Krasikov

Every so often a new writer appears who is wiser than her years would suggest, whose flesh-and-blood characters embody more experience than a young writer could know. Sana Krasikov is one of those writers. Her first published story appeared in The New Yorker, her second in the Atlantic Monthly’s fiction issue.

One More Year is her debut collection, illuminating the lives of immigrants from across the terrain of a collapsed Soviet empire—people in search of love and the good life—forging new paths and sometimes retreading old ones. A man abandons Wall Street after eleven years to seek his fortune in his native Moscow, leaving his wife to make sense of this sudden reversal of their lives. A divorcée who boards with an older man finds herself an outsider among her more prosperous immigrant friends. A young wife from Central Asia struggles to break out of a polygamous marriage to a husband she still loves. A widow from Tbilisi, supporting her son from abroad, finds the boy a stranger when he visits her in Yonkers.
The Case for Jewish Peoplehood: Can we be One?

by Dr. Erica Brown and Dr. Misha Galperin with foreword by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Celebrate With Cindy (CD) New Jewish Feminism Inspired Jewish Leadership
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Celebrate with Cindy - Jewish Holiday Music for Children

by Cindy Paley

Popular vocalist, Cindy Paley, shares with us an extensive selection of songs for Jewish holidays throughout the year from Rosh Hashanah through Shavuot. Traditional Hebrew and English favorites, as well as familiar Israeli melodies, are accompanied by liner notes containing lyrics and transliterations for all 60 songs. You will love: Tapuchim U'dvash, Tekiyah, These Are The Days, Sisu V?ˆ™Simchu, Sevivion Sov Sov, Oh Chanukah, The Dreidel Song, Hashkediya, Chag Purim, Lakova Sheli, Ani Purim, I Am The Afikomen, Listen King Pharaoh, Avadim Hayinu, Am Yisrael Chai, Kachol V'Lavan and More!
New Jewish Feminism: Probing the Past, Forging the Future

by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, forword by Anita Diamant.

Growing up in the 1960s, the notion of a woman rabbi, a woman Israeli Supreme Court judge, an Orthodox female Talmud scholar, or an Orthodox synagogue where women read the Torah from their side of the mechitzah were impossible, even ridiculous scenarios. Yet in the modern day, all of this is reaching the stage of normative.
Inspired Jewish Leadership

Practical Approaches to Building Strong Communities

by Dr. Erica Brown A must read for all synagogue leaders.

Drawing on the past and looking to the future, this practical guide provides the tools you need to work through important contemporary leadership issues. It takes a broad look at positions of leadership in the modern Jewish community and the qualities and skills you need in order to succeed in these positions.
Gan Shirim (CD) Lost Spy Holocaust by Bullets (HB)
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Gan Shirim - A Garden of Songs by Carol Boyd Leon The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service

by Andrew Meir

A National Jewish Book Award winner.
The Holocaust by Bullets

A Priest's Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews

by Father Patrick Desbois with a forward by Paul A. Shapiro

A National Jewish Book Awards winner.
The Stones Weep PB Paper Plates Genesis the Book with Seventy Faces
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Paper Plates : When Part of Your Family Keeps Kosher Genesis the Book with Seventy Faces: A Guide for the Family

by Esther Takac, Anna Pignataro, Dalit Bar
Service Learning Jewish Woman's Prayer Book Book of New Israeli Food (HB)
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Service Learning Jewish Woman's Prayer Book Book of New Israeli Food (HB)
A treasury of activities, ideas, quotes, reflections, resources, hundreds of annotated Bookshelf recommendations, and author interviews, presented within a curricular context and organized by theme. A Jewish Woman's Prayer Book by Aliza Lavie

A National Jewish Book Award winner.
The Book of New Israeli Food: A Culinary Journey by Janna Gur

A National Jewish Book Award winner
Blessing of Bread (HB) Hebrew-English Tanakh Student Ed Torah Commentary for Our Times
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Blessing of Bread (HB) Hebrew-English Tanakh  Student ed Torah Commentary for Our Times
A Blessing of Bread:

The Many Rich Traditions of Jewish Bread Baking Around the World

by Maggie Glezer
Hebrew-English Tanakh

The JPS Hebrew-English TANAKH features the oldest-known complete Hebrew version of the Holy Scriptures, side by side with JPS's renowned English translation. Its well-designed format allows for ease of reading and features clear type, an engaging and efficient two-column format that enables readers to move quickly from one language to another, and an organization that contemporary readers will find familiar.
A Torah Commentary for Our Times

Three Volume Boxed Set

by Harvey J. Fields, Giora Carmi

A Provocative approach to the weekly sidrah, juxtaposing the insights of ancient, medieval, and modern commentators (including the author). This is perfect for beginning Torah students of all ages and scholars seeking new angles on the text. This boxed set is an ideal bar/bat mitzvah or confirmation gift.
Torah: A Women's Commentary
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Torah: A Women's Commentary
The Torah: A Women's Commentary

by Tamara Cohn Eskenazi and Andrea L. Weiss

A National Jewish Book Award Book of the Year