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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:This illustrated alphabet book is for a general audience covering many important people, rituals, and traditions such as Bar and Bat Mitzvah, King David, Israel, Klezmer Music, Passover, Tikkun Olam, and many more. Text from A to Z includes simple poetry for younger readers and detailed expository text for older readers.

The Devil's Arithmetic
The Devil's Arithmetic By Yolen, Jane (Book - 1988 ) FICTION Yo Available in some locations

Annotation:Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder, she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp, and learns why she-- and we--need to remember the past.

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

Annotation:A little help from the rabbi on Passover ends a feud between the Lippas and the Galinskys.

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

Annotation:Gives ideas for family participation in the Passover celebration. Advice on everything from ritual platters to recipes.

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

Annotation:Explores the meaning of Passover by explicating the symbolism of the Seder and the four questions.

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

Annotation:An illustrated, bilingual version of this cumulative folk song that is sung at the end of the Passover Seder includes a background note on the history and symbolism of the song.

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:No one will help the Little Red Hen make the Passover matzah, but they all want to help her eat it. Includes information about Passover, a recipe for matzah, and a glossary 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:Although they have little money themselves, a husband and wife give to the Passover fund for the poor. A mysterious magician comes to their village to reward them for their good works.

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

Annotation:"This is the matzah papa brought home. This is the feast that Mama made with the matzah papa brought home..." Enjoy the fun of a traditional Passover Seder meal to the rollicking 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:"...Josh Hanft retells the story of the Jews' exodus from Egypt, explaining both the history and modern traditions of the Seder. From the story of Moses and the exodus from Egypt to the description of the Seder plate, the significance of one of the most important holidays of the Jewish calendar is explored. Inventive lift-the-flaps will engage and inform young readers, and Seymour Chwast's luminous artwork truly brings this holiday to life."

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

Annotation:Six-year-old Miriam has the gift of seeing the future. She knows her little brother Moses will be born to set their people free. Today a cup of water is often placed on the Seder table in memory of Miriam's cup of prophecy.

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

Annotation:Describes the special parts of a Seder meal which celebrates the Jewish feast of Passover.

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

Annotation:Contents: What is Passover? -- Story of Passover -- Moses -- Ten plagues -- Free at last -- No Hametz -- Seder -- Haggadah -- Special table -- Four questions -- Reciting the plagues -- Songs and blessings -- Finding the afikomen -- Peace on Earth.

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

Annotation:Celebrating Passover -- What is Passover? -- Living as slaves -- Freedom -- Getting ready -- Seder -- Special foods -- Haggadah -- Amazing holiday story! -- Hands on: Afikoman holder -- Glossary -- Read more -- Internet sites -- Index.

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

Annotation:Passover: a celebration of freedom -- The Seder table -- America: the night before Passover -- Gibraltar : preparing the Seder plate -- Turkey: reenacting the story -- Ethiopia: the Passover sacrifice -- India: the four questions -- Israel: Maggid -- Iran : dayenu -- Morocco : Maimouna -- Passover potpourri -- Passover recipes from around the world.

The Passover Journey
The Passover Journey A Seder Companion By Goldin, Barbara Diamond (Book - 1994 ) 296.43 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:Read the exciting story of the Israelites' deliverance from Egypt and learn the meanings behind the rituals of Passover.

A Picture Book of Passover
A Picture Book of Passover By Adler, David A. (Book - 1982 ) All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Pharoah will not listen to Moses' pleadings to free the people of Israel. Will he listen when ten plagues are set upon the land of Egypt?

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

Annotation:During the Nazi occupation of France, a boy and his father slip out of their village and into the mountains, where they join a group of fellow Jews at a humble Seder table.

Telling the Story
Telling the Story A Passover Haggadah Explained By Polisar, Barry Louis (Book - 2006 ) 296.453 Po Available in some locations

Annotation:Details the steps required during and the reasons behind each Passover ritual, presenting the English, Hebrew, and phonetic pronunciations of the holiday prayers that make up the Haggadot.

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:Presents the steps performed in a traditional Passover Seder, plus stories, songs, poetry, and pictures that celebrate the historical significance of this holiday to Jews all over the world.

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

Annotation:As a Confederate family prepares for Passover the day after the Civil War has ended, a Yankee arrives on their Virginia doorstep and is invited to share their meal, to the dismay of ten-year-old Jacob. Includes historical notes about Corporal Myer Levy, on whom the story is based, and his prominent Philadelphia family.

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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.


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