All Eyes on Alexandra
Paperback ISBN: 1512444405
Alexandra Crane is terrible at following her family in their flying Vee. She can't help it that the world is so full of interesting and distracting sights! When it's time for the Cranes to migrate to Israel's Hula Valley for the winter, Alexandra is excited but her family is worried. Will Alexandra stay with the group? And might Alexandra discover that a bad follower can make a great leader?
All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown
Paperback ISBN: 1939601258
Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie are back! In the fourth entry in the All-of-a-Kind Family series?set right after the first book?Charlie is growing up. Ella gets a big role in the Purim play, Henny gets into trouble at school and runs away from home, Sarah gets her ears pierced, Charlotte has a scary kitchen accident, and Gertie finally is old enough to have a book of her own. Life is never dull for this one-of-a-kind family! Born in 1904 on New York's Lower East Side, Sydney Taylor was one of the first authors of children's books centered on Jewish characters, and is especially known for the immensely popular All-of-a-Kind Family series. The Sydney Taylor Book Award is given each year by the Jewish Association of Libraries to a book for young people that authentically portrays the Jewish experience.
All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown
Paperback ISBN: 1939601177
In her third entry to the series, Sydney Taylor introduces us to the older Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, Gertie, and Charlie, who've moved with their parents to the Bronx. But when Mama gets appendicitis, the girls must learn to cope with running a household on a strict budget, romance, friendship, and even WWI, as Ella's boyfriend Jules goes off to war. Followed by a prequel, All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown, Uptown is a marvelous contribution to this series about Jewish culture, turn-of-the-century New York, and, most importantly, the bonds of love. Born in 1904 on New York's Lower East Side, Sydney Taylor was one of the first authors of children's books centered on Jewish characters, and is especially known for the immensely popular All-of-a-Kind Family series. The Sydney Taylor Book Award is given each year by the Jewish Association of Libraries to a book for young people that authentically portrays the Jewish experience.
The American Boy's Handy Book
Paperback ISBN: 048643138x
Gives illustrated instructions for a variety of projects and activities for each season of the year including making kites, rearing wild birds, camping out without a tent, sailing small boats, fishing in winter, raising dogs, making theatrical costumes, and many other things.
And There Was Evening and There Was Morning
Paperback ISBN: 1512483656
The world began when God said "Light," And changed the world from dark to bright. Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning everything from seas and clouds to animals and people, to
The Art Lesson
A Shavuot Story
School & Library ISBN: 146778172x
Shoshana loves spending time at Grandma Jacobs' art studio and for Shavuot, Grandma Jacobs has a very special art project in mind! Shoshana learns how to make papercuts by carefully folding squares of paper and cutting shapes out of them. But can she create works of art as beautiful as the ones Grandma makes?