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  • Heroes of the Secret Underground

    by Susanne Gervay

    A timely and powerful time-slip story inspired by the author's family in Budapest during the HolocaustLouie lives with her brothers, Bert and Teddy, in a hotel run by their grandparents. It is one of Sydney's grand old buildings, rich in history ... and in secrets.When a rose-gold locket, once thought lost, is uncovered, it sends Louie and her brothers spinning back in time. Back to a world at war ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Number the Stars

    by Lois Lowry

    A powerful story set in Nazi occupied Denmark in 1943. Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save her best-friend, Ellen – a Jew.It is 1943 and for ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen life is still fun – school, family, sharing fairy stories with her little sister. But there are dangers and worries too – the Nazis have occupied Copenhagen and there are ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Hush

    by Eishes Chayil

    Inside the closed community of Borough Park, where most Chassidim live, the rules of life are very clear, determined by an ancient script written thousands of years before down to the last detail-and abuse has never been a part of it. But when thirteen-year-old Gittel learns of the abuse her best friend has suffered at the hands of her own family member, the adults in her community try to persuade ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Alexander Altmann A10567

    by Suzy Zail

    Fourteen-year-old Alexander Altmann doesn’t need to look at the number tattooed on his arm. A10567: he knows it by heart. He also knows that to survive Auschwitz, he has to toughen up. When he is given the job of breaking in the commander’s new horse, their survival becomes intertwined. Alexander knows the animal is scared and damaged, but he must win its trust. If he fails, they will both be ... Read more

    $12.86 AUD

  • The Boy's Own Manual To Being a Proper Jew

    by Eli Glasman

    Yossi, at seventeen, feels as though his homosexuality makes him less of a Jew. Living as he does in an Orthodox Jewish community, he has a lot to hide. When non-religious rebel Josh turns up at school, Yossi is asked to look after him, and while Yossi educates Josh on the ancient traditions of their faith, Josh does some educating of his own. Through their relationship, Yossi learns to see the ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Family with Two Front Doors

    by Anna Ciddor

    Meet the Rabinovitches: mischievous Yakov, bubbly Nomi, rebellious Miriam, solemn Shlomo, and seven more! Papa is a rabbi and their days are full of intriguing rituals and adventures. But the biggest adventure of all is when big sister Adina is told she is to be married at the age of fifteen - to someone she has never met.Based on the author's real family, the Rabinovitches dance, laugh and cook ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Just a Girl

    by Jackie French

    Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a truly extraordinary woman. And after 2000 years, the story of her brave and remarkable life continues to inspire and enthrall us, as that young woman from Nazareth wasnever 'just a girl'.In 72 AD, as the Roman army pillages Judea and destroys their village, fourteen-year-old Judith hidesher younger sister, her great-grandmother Rabba, a Roman slave called Caius and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • 52 Mondays

    by Anna Ciddor

    We're going to look everywhere,' said Anna.And they did.When Anna sets out to find the doll of her dreams, her two younger sisters are eager to help. But it's not easy. This is 1960s Australia and there's no computer or internet yet. This is a time when teachers still write with chalk, cars have no seatbelts, and Mr Whippy sells ice-cream cones for half a penny.Anna and her sisters fill their days ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • When The World Was Ours

    A book about finding hope in the darkest of times

    by Liz Kessler

    A powerful and heart-breaking novel about three childhood friends living during the Second World War whose fates are closely intertwined, even when their lives take very different courses. A Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week, this is the perfect story for readers of Private Peaceful, The Book Thief and Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl.Three friends. Two sides. One memory.Vienna. 1936. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

    by Paula J. Freedman

    ÂDuring the fall leading up to her bat mitzvah, Tara (Hindi for “star†?) Feinstein has a lot more than her Torah portion on her mind. Between Hebrew school and study sessions with the rabbi, there doesn’t seem to be enough time to hang out with her best friend Ben-O—who might also be her boyfriend—and her other best friend, Rebecca, who’s getting a little too cozy with the snotty Sheila Rosenberg. ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup

    by Pamela Mayer and 1 more

    Kar-Ben Read-Aloud eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to bring eBooks to life!Two grandmas. Two delicious recipes. And one granddaughter caught in the middle!Sophie loves Bubbe's Jewish chicken soup, made with kreplach. She also loves Nai Nai's Chinese chicken soup, with wonton. But don't tell Bubbe and Nai Nai that their soups are the same! Can Sophie bring her ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • My Guardian Angel

    by Sylvie Weil and 1 more

    The streets are eerily empty, and everyone in the Jewish community is terrified of Peter the Hermit. His men, the Crusaders, are moving through the town on their way to the Holy Land. They have been known to batter down doors and burn Jewish houses, all in the name of religion.This is not Nazi Germany but Troyes, France, in 1096, as seen through the eyes of funny, feisty, twelve-year-old Elvina. ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

    by Josée Bisaillon and 1 more

    Benno was the neighborhood's favorite cat.During the week, he napped in a sunny corner of Mitzi Stein's dress shop and begged scrapped from Moshe the butcher. But one night in Berlin, the Nazis changed everything. Life would never be the same.This cat's-eye view introduces the Holocaust to children in a gentle way that can open discussion of this period. ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • My First Kafka

    Runaways, Rodents & Giant Bugs

    by Matthue Roth and 1 more

    Runaway children who meet up with monsters. A giant talking bug. A secret world of mouse-people. The stories of Franz Kafka are wondrous and nightmarish, miraculous and scary. In My First Kafka, storyteller Matthue Roth and artist Rohan Daniel Eason adapt three Kafka stories into startling, creepy, fun stories for all ages. With My First Kafka, the master storyteller takes his rightful place ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Rivka's Way

    by Teri Kanefield

    Rivka has never been beyond the walls of Prague's Jewish quarter. One day she ventures outside . . and nothing will ever be the same.  * Sydney Taylor Book Awards, Notable Book 2001.  * Lilith Magazine's 5th Annual Selection of Books for Young Readers  * Included in Great Books for Girls, by Kathleen Odean (Random House)  "Kanefield weaves a suspenseful tale of friendship and love." Hadassah ... Read more

    $5.37 AUD

  • Esther's Gragger

    A Toyshop Tale of Purim

    by Martha Seif Simpson and 1 more

    Young Esther has earned a special gragger (whirling noisemaker) by delivering charitable gifts on Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the story of Queen Esther. Now she is ready to carry her gragger in the festive Purim parade! Like the legendary Queen, Esther displays courage and wit when an older bully tries to steal her gragger. The lively cast of characters quibble and carouse in a bygone world ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Secret Shofar of Barcelona

    by Doug Chayka and 1 more

    Symphony conductor Don Fernando longs to hear the sounds of the shofar. Like other conversos during the Spanish Inquisition, he has to hide his Jewish religion and pretend to follow the teachings of the church. But when he is asked to perform a concert celebrating the new world, he and his son Rafael devise a clever plan to usher in the Jewish New Year in plain sight of the Spanish nobility. ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • The Night Spies

    by Kathy Kacer

    series Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
    Based on real events and real characters! It is the middle of World War II, and Gabi and her mother have been lucky so far, eluding the grasp of Nazi soldiers who are sending Jewish people away to unknown fates. But she, her mother and her young cousin, Max, realize that they will never be safe in their town. With the help of a trusted friend, a kind-hearted priest and a poor yet brave farming ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • One Good Deed

    by Deborah Melmon and 1 more

    In this version of paying it forward, one good deed leads to another as people in a multicultural neighborhood, including a Jewish family, change the life of the community. ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Rabbi Harvey Rides Again

    A Graphic Novel of Jewish Folktales Let Loose in the Wild West

    by Steve Sheinkin

    series Rabbi Harvey
    Rabbi Harvey is Back with Ten Hilarious New AdventuresIn this follow-up to the popular The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey: A Graphic Novel of Jewish Wisdom and Wit in the Wild West, the Rabbi returns to the streets of Elk Spring, Colorado. Part Wild West sheriff, part old world rabbi, Harvey protects his town and delivers justice, wielding only the weapons of wisdom, wit, and a bit of trickery. These ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Black Radishes

    by Susan Lynn Meyer

    Sydney Taylor Honor Award Winner Black Radishes is a suspenseful WWII/Holocaust story, in which one boy learns what it means to be Jewish and French at a time when everything is changing.It is March of 1940. The French believe that their army can protect them from Nazi Germany. But is Paris a safe place for Jews? Gustave’s parents don’t think so. Forced to leave behind his best friend, the ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Room for One More

    by Monique Polak

    For twelve-year-old Rosetta Wolfson, the war in Europe seems very far off from her home in Canada. Then Mr. Schwartzberg comes to tea and asks Rosetta's parents if they will take in a young war refugee. Isaac joins the family and becomes a ready-made brother to Rosetta and her two sisters.Isaac's arrival brings change. Her best friend's handsome brother doesn't seem as attractive after he reveals ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

    by Sarah Aroeste and 1 more

    With a Ladino word introduced on each page, a Sephardic Jewish family prepares to celebrate Shabbat. ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Around the Passover Table

    by Tracy Newman and 1 more

    The candles are lit, the seder plate filled, and the matzo stacked high. Join in to read, sing, eat, and observe the holiday. The many steps of a Passover seder are portrayed in this rhyming story. ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD