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    Orphan monster spy

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    Orphan monster spy

    Killeen, Matt, author.

    Blonde, blue-eyed and Jewish, 15-year-old Sarah becomes a spy in a WWII Nazi boarding school.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    What the night sings

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    What the night sings

    Stamper, Vesper, author, illustrator.

    Liberated from Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945, sixteen-year-old Gerta tries to make a new life for herself, aided by Lev, a fellow survivor, and Michah, who helps Jews reach Palestine.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Adam & Thomas

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    Adam & Thomas

    Apelfeld, Aharon.

    Adam and Thomas, two nine-year-old Jewish boys who survive World War II, take refuge in the forest where they learn to forage and survive, soon meeting and helping other fugitives fleeing for their lives.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The broken mirror

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    The broken mirror : a novella

    Douglas, Kirk, 1916-

    After the Nazis destroy his family, twelve-year-old Moishe gives up his Jewish faith, calls himself Danny, and is taken to New York where he tries to make the best of his life in a Catholic orphanage.

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    Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll

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    Mystery of the Kaifeng Scroll : a Vivi Hartman adventure

    Feder, Harriet K.

    Fifteen-year-old Aviva travels to Istanbul to vacation with her mother, but when she arrives to find her mother missing, Vivi must trust an Arab girl, as well as her own knowledge of Torah, to unravel the mystery.

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    The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

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    The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

    Gidwitz, Adam.

    "Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution"--OCLC.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Letters from Rifka

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    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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    Love you, soldier

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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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    Good night, Maman

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    Good night, Maman

    Mazer, Norma Fox, 1931-

    After spending years fleeing from the Nazis in war-torn Europe, twelve-year-old Karin Levi and her older brother Marc find a new home in a refugee camp in Oswego, New York.

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    The Devil's Arithmetic

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    The Devil's Arithmetic

    Yolen, Jane.

    Hannah resents the traditions of her Jewish heritage until time travel places her in the middle of a small Jewish village in Nazi-occupied Poland.

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    Solomon and the trees

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    Solomon and the trees

    Biers-Ariel, Matt.

    Tells the story of King Solomon and the origins of Tu BiSh'vat, a holiday that is celebrated by the planting of trees.

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    Simon and the bear

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    Simon and the bear : a Hanukkah tale

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother's parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly polar bear.

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    Zigazak!

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    Zigazak! : a magical Hanukkah night

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    The rabbi of Brisk is able to teach the people of the town a lesson about good and evil when two devils arrive on Hanukkah night intent on causing mischief.

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    The keeping quilt

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    The keeping quilt

    Polacco, Patricia.

    A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

    Due 08/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Mrs. Katz and Tush

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    Mrs. Katz and Tush

    Polacco, Patricia.

    A long-lasting friendship develops between Larnel, a young African-American, and Mrs. Katz, a lonely Jewish widow, when Larnel presents Mrs. Katz with a scrawny kitten without a tail.

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    The trees of the dancing goats

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    The trees of the dancing goats

    Polacco, Patricia.

    During a scarlet fever epidemic one winter in Michigan, a Jewish family helps make Christmas special for their sick neighbors by making their own Hanukkah miracle. Includes a CD of the author reading the story with music by Hankus Netsky.

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    Bonjour, Lonnie

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    Bonjour, Lonnie

    Ringgold, Faith.

    An African-American Jewish boy traces his ancestry with the help of the Love Bird of Paris.

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    Oskar and the eight blessings

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    Oskar and the eight blessings

    Simon, Richard, 1959-

    A young Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in New York City on the seventh night of Hanukkah and receives small acts of kindness while exploring the city.

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    The never-ending greenness

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    The never-ending greenness

    Waldman, Neil.

    When his family comes to live in Israel after the end of World War II, a young boy begins planting and caring for trees, a practice that spreads across the whole country.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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