CRRL Kids: Passover

A Is for Abraham
A Is for Abraham A Jewish Family Alphabet By Michelson, Richard Book - 2008 296.03 Mi All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Each letter of the alphabet is associated with an interesting part of the Passover celebration. Easier text for younger kids and more details on the side for older ones.

The Devil's Arithmetic
The Devil's Arithmetic By Yolen, Jane Book - 1988 FICTION Yo All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Hannah finds her Jewish traditions boring and unimportant until she is sent back in time to Poland during World War II.

The Elijah Door
The Elijah Door A Passover Tale By Strauss, Linda Leopold Book - 2012 398.0956 St Available in some locations

Annotation:A story about how a rabbi helps two families to get along during Passover.

The Family Haggadah
The Family Haggadah Book - 1999 296.4 Ha Available in some locations

Annotation:Advice for getting the whole family involved with celebrating Passover.

The Four Questions
The Four Questions By Sherman, Ori Book - 1989 296.4 Sh Available in some locations

Annotation:Kids can learn the meaning of the symbols at the Seder and the the importance of the four questions.

Had Gadya
Had Gadya A Passover Song Book - 2009 296.453 Ha Available in some locations

Annotation:This picture-book version of the traditional Seder song is in two languages.

The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah
The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah By Kimmelman, Leslie Book - 2010 398.208 Ki Available in some locations

Annotation:The Little Red Hen never seems to get any help, and making the Passover matzah is no exception. Includes a recipe for matzah and a list of Yiddish words used in the story.

The Magician's Visit
The Magician's Visit A Passover Tale By Goldin, Barbara Diamond Book - 1993 FICTION Gol Available in some locations

Annotation:A good-hearted couple are rewarded when a magician visits them during Passover.

The Matzah That Papa Brought Home
The Matzah That Papa Brought Home By Manushkin, Fran Book - 1995 FICTION Man Available in some locations

Annotation:A fun story to share during Passover to the rhythm of "The House that Jack Built."

The Miracles of Passover
The Miracles of Passover By Hanft, Joshua E. Book - 2007 296.437 Ha Available in some locations

Annotation:A retelling of the Jews' exodus from Egypt for kids featuring a lift-the-flap design to interest younger listeners.

Miriam's Cup
Miriam's Cup A Passover Story By Manushkin, Fran Book - 1998 921 Miria Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Miriam foresaw that her baby brother Moses would one day lead their people to freedom in a cup of water. This became part of many people's Seder tradition.

My First Passover
My First Passover By DePaola, Tomie Board Book - 2008 FICTION DeP Available in some locations

Annotation:Beloved illustrator Tomie DePaola helps introduce young children to the Passover meal in this book.

Passover By Aloian, Molly Book - 2009 296.437 Al Available in some locations

Annotation:A chapter-by-chapter overview of the history and traditions of the Passover celebration.

Passover Jewish Celebration of Freedom By Tourville, Amanda Doering Book - 2007 296.437 To Available in some locations

Annotation:Young students can learn about Passover's history.

Passover Around the World
Passover Around the World By Lehman-Wilzig, Tami Book - 2007 296.437 Le Available in some locations

Annotation:Jews have spread out around the world, and Passover traditions can be a little different in other countries. Includes recipes.

The Secret Seder
The Secret Seder By Rappaport, Doreen Book - 2005 FICTION Rap Available in some locations

Annotation:Nazis may have taken over their village, but a French boy and his father find a way to gather Seder with other Jews.

Telling the Story
Telling the Story A Passover Haggadah Explained By Polisar, Barry Louis Book - 2006 296.453 Po Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:Here you'll find the steps to the Passover ritual in English and Hebrew, with pronunciations of the words in the Haggadot's prayers written out.

Wonders and Miracles
Wonders and Miracles A Passover Companion : Illustrated With Art Spanning Three Thousand Years Book - 2004 296.437 Wo Available in some locations

Annotation:Stories, songs, and poetry in celebration of the Passover Seder.

The Yankee at the Seder
The Yankee at the Seder By Weber, Elka Oversize Book - 2009 FICTION Web Available in some locations

Annotation:The day after the Civil War ends, a Yankee soldier joins a Confederate family at Passover. Based on a true story.

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This list of materials has resources to help kids learn about Passover. It includes fictional stories for younger and older readers.