1. Holy days for the Jewish and Christian religions are right around the corner. Are you looking for the right Passover book to read to your daughter or son? Or maybe you have a young one in your life and want to share the gift of reading before or after the Seder? Jill Rothstein, a children’s librarian at the Bloomingdale Library, recommends the below books for children ages 4-8 (unless otherwise stated). Have one or two (or more!) sent to your local library!
My First Passover by Tomie dePaola (for toddlers)
The Story of Passover by Norma Simon
The Miracles of Passover by Josh Hanft 
Passover as I Remember it  by Toby Knoebel Flueck (ages 6-10 years old)
Passover Magic by Roni Schotter
Hoppy Passover by Leslie Kimmelman
The Magician’s Visit retold by Barbara Diamond Goldin (adapted from a story by I. L. Peretz)
Celebrate Passover! by Deborah Heiligman
The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah by Leslie Kimmelman
The above image is an Aide Memoire for the Seder of Passover (1731), Hamburg Haggadah, NYPL’s Dorot Jewish Division. 
 

    Holy days for the Jewish and Christian religions are right around the corner. Are you looking for the right Passover book to read to your daughter or son? Or maybe you have a young one in your life and want to share the gift of reading before or after the Seder? Jill Rothstein, a children’s librarian at the Bloomingdale Library, recommends the below books for children ages 4-8 (unless otherwise stated). Have one or two (or more!) sent to your local library!

    My First Passover by Tomie dePaola (for toddlers)

    The Story of Passover by Norma Simon

    The Miracles of Passover by Josh Hanft 

    Passover as I Remember it  by Toby Knoebel Flueck (ages 6-10 years old)

    Passover Magic by Roni Schotter

    Hoppy Passover by Leslie Kimmelman

    The Magician’s Visit retold by Barbara Diamond Goldin (adapted from a story by I. L. Peretz)

    Celebrate Passover! by Deborah Heiligman

    The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah by Leslie Kimmelman

    The above image is an Aide Memoire for the Seder of Passover (1731), Hamburg Haggadah, NYPL’s Dorot Jewish Division.

     

Notes

  1. meshugener reblogged this from nypl
  2. bigmouthsparesagain reblogged this from oldtobegin and added:
    Ugh, keeping passover is the worst. Prepare to be constipated for a week
  3. velveteenrabbit reblogged this from oldtobegin and added:
    me too! and hey guys, HOPPY PASSOVER! how can i not love that? i am gonna make awes soup like whoah in celebration.
  4. latticeofcoincidence reblogged this from oldtobegin and added:
    really? jon always sounds so miserable (except for the brisket — passover is the only time there’s any meat in their...
  5. oldtobegin reblogged this from latticeofcoincidence and added:
    having kept kosher for passover, i totally disagree.
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