Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Sydney Taylor Book Award, Older Readers

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    2009

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    Brooklyn Bridge : a novel

    Hesse, Karen.

    Fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life takes a dramatic turn when, in 1903 Brooklyn, his parents turn their apartment into a factory for making teddy bears; and Joseph wonders whether he will ever see the glitter of Coney Island.

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    2008

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    The secret of Priest's Grotto : a holocaust survival story

    Taylor, Peter Lane.

    Relates the true story of how several Jewish families survived the Holocaust of World War II by hiding in the caves of western Ukraine for over three hundred days.

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    Place: Honoree

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    2007

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    FER

    Julia's kitchen

    Ferber, Brenda A.

    When her mother and younger sister are killed in a house fire, eleven-year-old Cara struggles to find a way to deal with her emotions and to reach out to her grieving father.

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    Yellow star

    Roy, Jennifer Rozines, 1967-

    From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

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    2006

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    NAP

    The king of Mulberry Street

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

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    SHU

    The travels of Benjamin of Tudela : through three continents in the twelfth century

    Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-

    A fictionalized account of the travels of Benjamin, a Jewish man from Tudela, Spain, who, in 1159, set out on a fourteen-year-long journey that took him to Italy, Greece, Palestine, Persia, China, Egypt, and Sicily.

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    2004

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    HES

    The cats in Krasinski Square

    Hesse, Karen.

    Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.

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    2000

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    Love you, soldier

    Hest, Amy.

    Katie, a Jewish girl living in New York City during World War II, sees many dynamic changes in her world as she ages from seven to ten waiting for her father to return from the war.

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    DICKER

    Fireflies in the dark : the story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the children of Terezin

    Rubin, Susan Goldman.

    Covers the years during which Friedl Dicker, a Jewish woman from Czechoslovakia, taught art to children at the Terezin Concentration Camp. Includes art created by teacher and students, excerpts from diaries, and interviews with camp survivors.

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    1999

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    Journeys with Elijah : eight tales of the Prophet

    Goldin, Barbara Diamond.

    Presents eight stories about the Old Testament prophet Elijah, set in a variety of time periods and in places all over the world where Jews have lived.

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    When the beginning began : stories about God, the creatures, and us

    Lester, Julius.

    A collection of traditional and original Jewish tales interpreting the Biblical story of the creation of the world.

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    1998

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    NAP

    Stones in water

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Italian boys including his Jewish friend, Roberto is forced to work in Germany, escapes into the Ukrainian winter, before desperately trying to make his way back home to Venice.

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    The singing mountain

    Levitin, Sonia, 1934-

    While traveling in Israel for the summer, seventeen-year-old Mitch decides to stay and pursue a life of Jewish orthodoxy, forcing him to make some important decisions about the family and life he is leaving in southern California.

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    LOBEL

    No pretty pictures : a child of war

    Lobel, Anita.

    The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

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    1997

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    I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust

    Jackson, Livia Bitton.

    The author describes her experiences during World War II when she and her family were sent to the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.

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    1993

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    Raoul Wallenberg : the man who stopped death

    Linnea, Sharon.

    Traces the life of the Swedish diplomat who saved Hungarian Jews during World War II and then mysteriously disappeared after the Russians occupied Budapest.

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    1992

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    HES

    Letters from Rifka

    Hesse, Karen.

    In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

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    1989

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    LOW

    Number the stars

    Lowry, Lois.

    In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

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    1988

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    Rescue : the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the Holocaust

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by righteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust.

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    1984

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    The island on Bird Street

    Orlev, Uri, 1931-

    During World War II a Jewish boy is left on his own for months in a ruined house in the Warsaw Ghetto, where he must learn all the tricks of survival under constantly life-threatening conditions.

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    1976

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    Lost

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    2009

    Memories of Babi : stories

    Siegal, Aranka

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2008

    The entertainer and the dybbuk

    Fleischman, Sid

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Holocaust : the events and their impact on real people

    Wood, Angela

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2007

    The night of the burning : Devorah's story

    Wulf, Linda Press

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Solomon and the ant : and other Jewish folktales

    Oberman, Sheldon

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Vive la Paris

    Codell, Esme Raji

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2006

    Confessions of a closet Catholic

    Littman, Sarah

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Prince William, Maximilian Minsky, and me

    Rahlens, Holly-Jane

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Memories of survival

    Krinitz, Esther

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2004

    My guardian angel

    Weil, Sylvie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Wonders and miracles : a Passover companion : illustrated with art spaning three thousand years

    Kimmel, Eric

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Bobbie Rosenfeld : the Olympian who could do everything

    Dublin, Anne

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2003

    Who was the woman who wore the hat?

    Patz, nancy

    Not Owned by Library

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    Birdland

    Mark, Tracy

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Tough questions Jews ask : a young adult's guide to building a Jewish life

    Feinstein, Edward

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Ancient Israelites and their neighbors : an activity guide

    Broida, Marian

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2002

    Hana's suitcase : a true story

    Levine, Karen

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Smoke and ashes : the story of the Holocaust

    Rogasky, Barbara

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    A picture of grandmother

    Hautzig, Ester

    Not Owned by Library

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    One candle

    Bunting, Eve

    Not Owned by Library

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    2001

    Sigmund Freud : pioneer of the mind

    Reef, Catherine

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    2000

    The key is lost

    Vos, ida

    Not Owned by Library

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    1999

    Speed of light

    Rosen, Sybil

    Not Owned by Library

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    When the soldiers were gone

    Propp, Vera

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1998

    The treasure in the tiny blue tin

    Durcharme, Dede Fox

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: 2nd Place

    1997

    The mysterious visitor : stories of the Prophet Elijah

    Jaffe, Nina

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1996

    When I left my village

    Schur, Maxine Rose Schur

    Not Owned by Library

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    Esther's story

    Wolkstein, Diane

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1995

    Dancing on the bridge of Avignon

    Vos, ida

    Not Owned by Library

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    Drummers of Jericho

    Meyer, Carolyn

    Not Owned by Library

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    1994

    The shadow children

    Schnur, Steven

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    One foot ashore

    Greene, Jacqueline Dembar

    Not Owned by Library

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    1993

    Sworn enemies

    Matas, Carol

    Not Owned by Library

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    1992

    Tunes for bears to dance to

    Cormier, Robert

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1991

    The diamond tree : Jewish tales from around the world

    Schwartz, Howard

    Not Owned by Library

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    1990

    My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales

    Geras, Adele

    Not Owned by Library

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    The cat who escaped from steerage : a bubbemeiser

    Mayerson, Evelyn Wilde

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Shadow of the wall

    Laird, Christa

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1989

    Lisa's war

    Matas, Carol

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Silver days

    Levitin, Sonia

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Pink slippers, bat mitzvah blues

    Wolf, Ferida

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1988

    The Devil's arithmetic

    Yolen, Jane

    Not Owned by Library

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    David and Max

    Provost, Gail

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Out of many waters

    Greene, Jacqueline Dembar

    Not Owned by Library

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    1987

    The return

    Levitin, Sonia

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    1986

    Beyond the high white wall

    Pitt, Nancy

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    1985

    Ike and Mama and the seven surprises

    Snyder, Carol

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    1983

    In the mouth of the wolf

    Zar, Rose

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    1982

    Call me Ruth

    Sachs, Marilyn

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    1981

    The night journey

    Lasky, Kathryn

    Not Owned by Library

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    1980

    A Russian farewell

    Everett Fisher, Leonard

    Not Owned by Library

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    1979

    Ike and Mama and the block wedding

    Snyder, Carol

    Not Owned by Library

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    1978

    The devil in Vienna

    Orgel, Doris

    Not Owned by Library

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    1977

    Exit from home

    Heyman, Anita

    Not Owned by Library

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    1975

    Waiting for mama

    Moskin, Marietta

    Not Owned by Library

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    1973

    Uncle Misha's partisans

    Suhl, yuri

    Not Owned by Library

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    1970

    The year; a novel

    Lange, Suzanne

    Not Owned by Library

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    1969

    Our Eddie

    Ish-Kishor, Sulamith

    Not Owned by Library

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    1968

    The endless steppe

    Hautzig, Esther

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

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