High Holiday Resources 2014

Axe-Bronk, Susan. The Vanishing Gourds: a Sukkot Mystery. Ill. by Marta Monelli. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben, 2012. Sara and her brother, Avi, to try to discover why the gourds keep vanishing from their family’s sukkah. (For pre-school-grade 2.)

Balsley, Tilda. Oh, No, Jonah!Ill. by Jago. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben, 2012. The Bible story of Jonah and the Great Fish (better known as Jonah and the Whale) is retold in rhyme.( For kindergarten-grade 3.)

Cohen, Deborah Bodin. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben. Ill. by Shahar Kober. ( For preschool-grade 1.) Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride. (2008. Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express, (2010.)

Greene, Jacqueline Dunbar. The Secret Shofar of Barcelona. Heiligman, Deborah. Celebrate Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur with Honey, Prayers and the Shofar. Holidays around the World Series. Washington, D.C. National Geographic, 2007. Features full-page photographs of Jews celebrating Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in different countries including Mexico, India, United States, Ukraine, Israel, Morocco, Portugal and Zimbawe. (For grades 1-4.)

Heller, Linda. Today is the Birthday of the World. ill. by Alison Jay. New York: Dutton, 2009.

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