Becoming Brianna [released 5/5]

Written & Illustrated¬†by:¬†Terri Libenson¬† For ages:¬†8-12 years Language:¬†English, some Hebrew.¬† Topics Covered:¬†Jewish Culture, Judaism, Bat Mitzvah, Growing Up, Friendship, Anxiety, Bravery, Family, Single-Parent Families, Divorced Parents, Financial Strain, Own Voices.¬† Summary:¬† Brianna is about to have her bat mitzvah, and she can’t quite seem to remember why she let her mom guilt her into it….

Ezra’s BIG Shabbat Question

Written by: Aviva L. Brown Illustrated by: Anastasia Kanavaliuk For ages: 4-8 years Language: English & Hebrew (glossary included) Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Judaism, Family, Love, Education, Culture & Traditions, Global Community, Jewish Culture & Identity.  Summary: This book is so great!  The world of children’s literature desperately needs more diversity, and this book fills several gaps.  Having more main characters…

Sound Off Saturday Featuring: Aviva Brown!

Happy Saturday! ¬†We are SO EXCITED to be able to feature this powerhouse, Aviva Brown! ¬†Aviva is one of the first people we “met” on Instagram when we started our account, and we’ve been keeping in regular contact ever since. ¬†Aviva is knowledgable, funny, and definitely not afraid to laugh at herself as she shares…

Sky-High Sukkah

Written by:¬†Rachel Ornstein Packer Illustrated by:¬†Deborah Zemke For ages:¬†4 years and up Language:¬†English and some Hebrew Topics Covered:¬†Judaism, Community, Holidays, Jewish Culture and Traditions, Friendship. Summary:¬†Leah has no place to build her Sukkah since they live in an apartment building. Ari is her best friend, and his parents don’t have any money for a sukkah….

The Shofar Must Go On…

Written by:¬†Lina Schwarz Illustrated by:¬†Yong Chen For ages:¬†4 years and up Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Family, Love, Religion, Jewish Culture & Traditions, Problem-Solving, Community.¬† Summary:¬†It is almost Rosh Hashanah and Harry is missing his mother, a talented trumpeter, who is out of town playing a concert. Even more unfortunate is Harry’s father, who always blows the shofar…