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What a Way to Start a New Year by Jacqueline Jules

What a Way to Start a New Year!
A Rosh Hashanah Story

Never Say a Mean Word Again

Never Say a Mean Word Again

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow

Zapato Power

Zapato Power:
Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Freddie finds a mysterious package outside his apartment, containing sneakers that allow him to run faster than a train and inspire him to perform heroic deeds.

Zapato Power 2

Zapato Power:
Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue

Zapato Power:
Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue

In this sequel, Freddie has shoes that give him super speed. But he finds it's hard to be a superhero and a regular kid at the same time.

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash

Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash

Things are not going well at Starwood Elementary. A squirrel is running through the halls. A tree fell on the gym. The principal is acting weird! Can Freddie save the day with his Zapato Power?

United or Die

Unite or Die

With exuberant illustrations and an engaging style that is suitable for reader's theater, Unite or Die traces the challenges, conflicts, and compromises that shaped the living document we call the United States Constitution.

No English

No English

When Diane behaves unkindly to the new girl from Argentina, not knowing she cannot speak English, Diane decides to find a way they can communicate and become friends.

 

Duck for Turkey Day

Duck for Turkey Day

It's almost Thanksgiving, and Tuyet is excited about the holiday and the vacation from school. There's just one problem: her Vietnamese American family is having duck for Thanksgiving dinner -- not turkey!

Picnic at Camp Shalom

Picnic at Camp Shalom

When Carly unthinkingly makes fun of Sara’s last name at mail call, her bunkmate refuses to be consoled. But their mutual love of music brings harmony to their friendship, and Carly finally gets the chance to reveal her own secret.

2008 Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Younger Readers

2009 Sydney Taylor Honor Award Winner for Younger Readers

2010 Sydney Taylor Honor Award Winner for Younger Readers

 

Abraham's Search for God

Abraham's Search for God

A story about the childhood of Abraham, the father of three great religions.

Sarah Laughs cover

Sarah Laughs

 

Benjamin and the Silver Goblet

Benjamin and the Silver Goblet

When drought befalls Canaan, Jacob’s sons travel to Egypt looking for food.  When they encounter their brother Joseph, now governor of the land, he keeps his identity secret and tests them.

Miriam in the Desert

Miriam in the Desert

The Israelites have been freed from slavery in Egypt and follow Moses through the desert. On their journey, Miriam comforts them through hunger, thirst, and endless wilderness.

The Princess and the Ziz

The Princess and the Ziz

Called on to watch over King Solomon's daughter, the eager Ziz takes the princess on a joyful trip around the world.  But when she falls in love with a handsome young man, the Ziz's jealousy gets the giant bird into trouble.

The Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle

The Ziz and The Hanukkah Miracle

How did the Ziz, the mythical King of the Birds, help the Maccabees keep the oil burning in the Temple menorah for eight days?

 

Noah and the Ziz

Noah and the Ziz

The Ziz, a huge and clumsy but well-meaning bird, tries to help Noah gather all the animals together before the flood; but his strength, size, and enthusiasm create some problems.
The Hardest Word

The Hardest Word

The Ziz, the clumsy but good-hearted bird of folklore, is always making mistakes. When he accidentally destroys a vegetable garden, he flies to Mount Sinai to ask God for advice.

Goodnight Sh'ma

Goodnight Sh'ma

A Jewish child gets ready for bed and says the traditional Sh'ma prayer in this board book with rhyming text.

 

Before We Eat (board book)

Before We Eat

Toddlers will enjoy this charming and colorful rhyme introducing Hamotzi, the prayer of thanks recited before meals.

Going on a Hametz Hunt

Going on a Hametz Hunt

Little readers will have fun counting and rhyming with a brother and sister on a "hametz hunt," looking for breadcrumbs before the start of the Passover holiday.

Happy Hanukkah Lights

Happy Hanukkah Lights

A happy family celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah by lighting candles, eating latkes, and playing dreidel in this new board book.

Clap and Count

Fun rhymes and finger plays to enhance Jewish identity in preschool children. Great gift for babies and preschool teachers.

Once Upon a Shabbos

A whimsical fairy tale with a sprinkling of Yiddish.

A child gradually discovers what happened to her grandparents during the holocaust.

 


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