CRRL Kids: Passover
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.