Author: jewishbooks

The Boy and the Lake by Adam Pelz­man

The Boy and the Lake by Adam Pelz­man

Set against the backdrop of the Newark riots in 1967, a teenage Benjamin Baum leaves the city to spend the summer at an idyllic lake in northern New Jersey. While fishing from his grandparents’...

Sarah's Solo by Tracy Brown

Sarah’s Solo by Tracy Brown

Paula Wegman (Illustrator) Sarah is disappointed when she must miss dancing her solo at the upcoming ballet recital to go to her cousin’s wedding. But as she explores some of the Jewish customs at...

An Egg for Shabbat by Mirik Snir

An Egg for Shabbat by Mirik Snir

Illustrator: Eleyor Snir Every day Ben’s mom sends him out to fetch an egg from the chicken pen. But each day, havoc ensues and Ben comes back empty-handed. Until finally, just in time for...