Tagged: Jewish Book Council

Hanukkah: The Fes­ti­val of Lights by Bon­nie Bad­er

Hanukkah: The Fes­ti­val of Lights by Bon­nie Bad­er

Illustrator: Joanie Stone It’s Hanukkah time! Preschoolers will learn all about how people celebrate Hanukkah–from eating latkes, spinning dreidels, exchanging gifts, and lighting the menorah. And they’ll also learn why they celebrate–from the destruction of the Temple, the...

Becom­ing Brianna by Ter­ri Libenson

Becom­ing Brianna by Ter­ri Libenson

Middle school is full of challenges. Everyone knows how much brainy Bri likes the spotlight (not). So why did she ever agree to something that forces her to learn a new language, give a...

Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander

Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander

On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five years and spans many hundreds...

The Piano Student by Lea Singer

The Piano Student by Lea Singer

Translator: Elis­a­beth Lauf­fer The Piano Student centers on an affair between one of the 20th century’s most celebrated pianists, Vladimir Horowitz, and his young male student, Nico Kaufmann, in the late 1930s. As Europe hurtles...