The Family With Two Front Doors by Anna Ciddor

The Family With Two Front Doors by Anna Ciddor

Meet the Rabinovitches: mischievous Yakov, bubbly Nomi, rebellious Miriam, solemn Shlomo, and seven more! Papa is a rabbi and their days are full of intriguing Jewish rituals and lots of adventures in 1920s Poland. But the biggest adventure of all is when big sister Adina is told she is to be married at the age of fifteen to someone she has never met. Originally published in Australia. A Junior Library…

Way Too Many Latkes: A Hanukkah in Chelm by Linda Glaser

Way Too Many Latkes: A Hanukkah in Chelm by Linda Glaser

Illustrated by Aleksandar Zolotic Faigel makes the best Hanukkah latkes in Chelm, but somehow, this year she’s forgotten how to make them! She sends her husband, Shmuel, to ask the rabbi for help. And in Chelm, the village of fools—oy vey!—this becomes a recipe for disaster!

2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Winners

Sydney Taylor Book Awards

From the The Association of Jewish Libraries The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Younger Readers: Ketzel, the Cat who Composed by Lesléa Newman with illustrations by Amy June Bates (Candlewick Press) The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Older Readers: Adam & Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld, translated by Jeffrey M. Green with illustrations by Philippe Dumas (Seven Stories Press) The Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner for Teen Readers: The…