Passover

Richard Michelson; illustrated by Ron Mazellan
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.
David A. Adler

Pharoah will not listen to Moses' pleadings to free the people of Israel. Will he listen when ten plagues are set upon the land of Egypt?

Seymour Chwast, illustrator

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.

Linda Glaser; illustrated by Daniel Howarth

Two young bunnies learn about the customs of the Passover seder from their parents and grandparents as they all celebrate the holiday meal.

Fran Manushkin

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.

Tomie De Paola
Describes the special parts of a Seder meal which celebrates the Jewish feast of Passover.
Molly Aloian
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.
Tami Lehman-Wilzig; illustrations by Elizabeth Wolf

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.

Amanda Doering
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.
Barry Louis Polisar, adapter

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.

Jane Yolen

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.

Ellen Schecter

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

Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Ori Sherman (illustrator)

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

Leslie Kimmelman; illustrated by Paul Meisel
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.
Barbara Diamond Goldin

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.

Fran Manushkin

"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".

Josh Hanft

"...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."

Barbara Diamond Goldin

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

Elka Weber; illustrations by Adam Gustavson
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.
Eric A. Kimmel

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.