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Welcome to Chanu-Con! by Beth Rodgers

Welcome to Chanu-Con! by Beth Rodgers

Illustrator: Howard Fridson Join Max and his sister Lila as they navigate their synagogue’s Chanukah extravaganza, “Chanu-Con!” Their day’s highlights include making a human menorah, dipping Chanukah candles, tasting latkes and Chanukah treats, and...

The Miracle of Hanukkah by Malachy Doyle

The Miracle of Hanukkah by Malachy Doyle

The Miracle of Hanukkah is the perfect picture book to introduce children to the story and traditions of Hanukkah, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr, the...

Goodnight Bubbala by Sheryl Haft

Goodnight Bubbala by Sheryl Haft

Illustrator: Jill Weber In the small blue room there was a bubbala, and a little shmatta, and then—oy vey!—came the whole mishpacha! This zesty parody of one of America’s favorite picture books offers a...

Birthright: Poems by Eri­ka Dreifus

Birthright: Poems by Eri­ka Dreifus

The poems in Birthright embody multiple legacies: genetic, historical, religious, and literary. Through the lens of one person’s experience of inheritance, the poems suggest ways in which all of us may be influenced by...

The Liar by Ayelet Gun­dar-Goshen

The Liar by Ayelet Gun­dar-Goshen

Translator: Son­dra Sil­ver­ston Nofar is an average teenage girl—so average, in fact, that she’s almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer long, she is desperate for some kind of escape. One afternoon, a...