Let’s Talk About Race

Let's Talk About Race

Julius Lester (author) and Karen Barbour (illustrator), 04/23/2020

In this acclaimed book, Julius Lester shares his own story as he explores what makes each of us special.

Nappy Hair

Nappy Hair

Carolivia Herron (author) and Joe Cepeda (illustrator), 01/01/1997

A lively, empowering story about Brenda's knotted-up, twisted, nappy hair and how it got to be that way!

I am The Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book

I am The Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book

Mychal Copland and Andre Coelin, Apples & Honey Press, 04/01/2020

The Torah is called the Tree of Life. Just as a tree is always growing and changing, the Torah's ideas can help us grow and change, too. Yoda can do the same. Both can help us strengthen ourselves, calm our minds, and learn to appreciate the world around us.

Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

Buen Shabat, Shabbat Shalom

Sarah Aroeste and Ayesha L. Rubio, Kar-Ben Publishing, 03/03/2020

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

A Persian Princess

A Persian Princess

Barbara Diamond Goldin and Steliyana Doneva, Behrman House/Apples & Honey Press, 02/01/2020

Raya can't be in the Purim play this year--Purim will be no fun at all! But, Raya's grandmother, Maman joon, shares her sparkly scarves and Persian traditions with her. Together they discover how to make their American Purim uniquley Persian, delicious, and fun.

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

Paula J. Freedman, Harry N. Abrams, 08/26/2019

With the cross-cultural charm of Bend It Like Beckham, this delightful debut novel is a classic coming-of-age story and young romance with universal appeal.

Color Me In

Color Me In

Natasha Díaz, Delacorte Press, 08/20/2019

Growing up in an affluent suburb of New York City, sixteen-year-old Nevaeh Levitz never thought much about her biracial roots. When her Black mom and Jewish dad split up, she relocates to her mom's family home in Harlem and is forced to confront her identity for the first time.

Ezra’s BIG Shabbat Question

Ezra's BIG Shabbat Question

Aviva L. Brown and Anastasia Kanavaliuk, SpringLight Publishing, 07/30/2019

Ezra LOVES questions! Follow his adventure, which will leave your little one in stitches of laughter.

Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story

Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story

Kay Miller, Paint Horse Press, 03/21/2019

This book is packed with vivid paintings and great true stories about the real life adventures of Jewish pioneers in New Mexico.