Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Explore Jewish American Heritage Month

Darvick, Debra B., author.

"Debra Darvick's delightful picture book mirrors today's emerging Jewish reality; a ...

Drucker, Malka.

From its beginnings, America, founded on religious freedom, has been a land of opportunity for Jews...

Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg or RBG as she is known to her many admirers, is at the pinnacle of a profession...

Sommer, Shelley.

"Born to Romanian Jewish immigrants in 1911, Hammerin' Hank Greenberg succeeded in '...

Michelson, Richard.

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Vander Hook, Sue, 1949-

This title examines the remarkable life of Steven Spielberg. Readers will learn about his family bac...

Bietz, Barbara, author.

"Learn from Jewish creativity mentors and use your own Jewish creativity in areas ranging from...

McGinty, Alice B., 1963-

Rabbi Benjamin's congregation presents him with a special holiday vest--and cooks him so much ...

Newman, Lesléa, author.

The year's range of Jewish holidays and celebrations are presented in this repeating, rhyming ...

Wallace, Holly, 1961-

"Using a first-person narrative, explains the beliefs, customs, and festivals of Judaism. Expl...

Hoffman, Lawrence A., 1942-

Names and explains the various objects found in a synagogue, how they are used in the service and o...

Danis, Naomi.

Join a class of preschoolers as they learn about celebrating Shabbat. Engaging photos of children sh...

Hepker, Sue.

"Baking challah can be a joyful family activity--even if the eggs fall, the baby cries, and th...

Fields, Terri, 1948- author.

A young boy transforms his neighborhood by performing one good deed for his neighbor, which leads t...

Metter, Bert.

In some places, bar and bat mitzvahs are rivaled only by proms as the most important social event in...

Rouss, Sylvia A., author.

Josh attends his cousin Ben's bar mitzvah where he gets a view of the Torah readings, the bles...

Wolkenstein, M. Evan, author.

Seventh-grader Will's Bar Mitzvah community service project, visiting an incurably ill older b...

Ofanansky, Allison, author.

"A photographic behind-the-scenes picture book about how a Torah scroll is made, from the parc...

Polacco, Patricia.

A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaini...

Blume, Judy.

Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks ove...

Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966- author.

Sixth-graders Lauren and Tara have always done everything together so it is only natural that they ...

Deutsch, Barry.

Eleven-year-old Mirka Herschberg dreams of fighting dragons and spends her days honing her skills, ...

Taylor, Sydney, 1904-1978.

The adventures of five sisters growing up in a Jewish family in New York in the early twentieth cen...