Jewish Holidays, Observances, and Festivals

Reading about important family traditions is one of the best ways to explore the significance of religious occasions to children. Here are some titles that help explain annual Jewish holidays that take place throughout the fall season and the entire year.

 "Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury" by Ilene Cooper

"Eyewitness: Judaism" by DK Publishing

 "Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur" by Deborah Heiligman

 "Shanghai Sukkah" by Heidi Smith Hyde

 "Talia and the Very Yum Kippur" by Linda Marshall

 "Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays" by Leslea Newman

 "Rosh Hashanah Is Coming" by Tracy Newman

 "Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah" by Syliva Rouss

 "Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever" by Laya Steinberg



Weekend of Books in Brooklyn

Be sure to visit Bank Street Book Store at Brooklyn's MetroTech Center on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Young readers and their families will find a stellar selection of books for fall reading and long beyond. Authors and illustrators will be on hand for meeting, greeting, and signing so join us for two great days of browsing and buying books!