Passover

The Devil's Arithmetic

By Jane Yolen

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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.

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The Family Haggadah

By Ellen Schecter

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

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The Four Questions

By Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Ori Sherman (illustrator)

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Discover the meaning of Passover by learning the answers to The Four Questions in this picture book.

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The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah

By Leslie Kimmelman; illustrated by Paul Meisel

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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.
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The Magician's Visit: A Passover Tale

By Barbara Diamond Goldin

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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.

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The Matzah that Papa Brought Home

By Fran Manushkin

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"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".

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The Miracles of Passover

By Josh Hanft

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"...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."

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The Passover Journey: A Seder Companion

By Barbara Diamond Goldin

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

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The Yankee at the Seder

By Elka Weber; illustrations by Adam Gustavson

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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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Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion, Illustrated with Art Spanning Three Thousand Years

By Eric A. Kimmel

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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.

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