Book List:45 titles

  • Who made the clouds? Abraham asks. “Who made the flowers?” Even as a child, he knows there must be something greater than idols of clay and stone. As he observes and questions the world around him, Abraham comes to the conclusion that there is on...


  • Sofia wants to make her grandma's birthday extra special. With the help of her cousins, she has the perfect plan. But an uninvited helper might ruin the entire surprise. ...


  • Sofia is on a mission to make a family time capsule. The whole family contributes pictures and special items. Abuela even writes a letter to each of her grandchildren to be opened in fifteen years. Can Sofia really wait fifteen years to find out what...


  • Sofia and her family are headed to the beach for the weekend, and Sofia is packed and ready to go. But once they get to the beach house, it's obvious that Sofia did not pack basic beach gear. Will her beach trip be ruined? Spanish words are used thro...


  • Drought has come to Canaan and Jacob’s sons must travel to Egypt to look for food, including youngest son Benjamin. Their brother Joseph, now governor of the land, wonders if his brothers have changed since the days they sold him into slavery. Woul...


  • Akiva is just a poor shepherd living an ordinary life, until he falls in love with Rachel. Rachel thinks her husband could become a great man of learning -- but Akiva can't even read! ...


  • It's almost Thanksgiving, and Tuyet is excited about the holiday and the vacation from school. There's just one problem: her Vietnamese American family is having duck for Thanksgiving dinner - not turkey Nobody has duck for Thanksgiving - what will ...


  • When Sofia is around, every moment of every day is exciting. This spunky 7-year-old can even make having the hiccups fun! Can you imagine what kind of fun Sofia will have at her first quinceañera or when the lights go out? No matter what happens, it...






  • Poor Peacock is naked while the rest of his friends are covered with warm, colorful feathers! A kind community response provides an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers . Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules blends...


  • When Amy, the new girl at school, is being bullied, Freddie Ramos uses his Zapato Power to help her. But then she disappears! Super hearing, super speed, and super bounce doesn’t help Freddie find her. And his superpowers aren't helping Freddie wit...


  • Freddie Ramos loves his new Zapato Power -- super hearing! He can listen in on conversations and find hero jobs. But soon Freddie realizes the temptation to eavesdrop on everyone is too great. Can Freddie find a way to use his super hearing without s...


  • Little readers will have fun counting and rhyming with a brother and sister in Kar-Ben's new board book Going on a Hametz Hunt, as they look for breadcrumbs in a favorite kids' tradition before the start of the Passover holiday. Award-winning author ...



  • A young girl discovers a concentration camp uniform in her grandparents' closet. Frannie is looking for Grandma's purple hat with the feather. By accident she discovers a grey striped shirt with a yellow star hidden in the back of the closet. Slowly,...


  • A happy family celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah by lighting candles, eating latkes, and playing dreidel in this new board book from Kar-Ben. Kids can also learn to count to eight as the candles are lit. Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules co...


  • The Ziz, a wonderful bird who lived long ago, is so big and clumsy that he can't keep from bumping into things. When a tree he knocks over destroys the children's garden, he seeks God's help to fix things. "Bring me the hardest word," God instructs h...


  • Sofia has tried everything to cure Hector’s hiccup problem. But nothing seems to work! If they can’t cure Hector’s hiccups, they won’t be able to go to the movies with Abuela. Spanish words are mixed into the text, and the art is bright and f...


  • In this Hanukkah manual for the contemporary Jewish family, holiday history, rituals, activities, songs, and recipes provide tools for creating meaningful family moments in the light of the menorah. The book includes brief reflections to read aloud b...


  • After a strong storm, Sofia and her family are without power. Sofia and her dad head to the store to buy supplies and come home with the perfect plan to have fun ― with or without power! This early chapter book includes Spanish words. ...


  • Sofia is so excited to wash the car! It is a way better chore than dusting again. But when Sofia starts to clean the car, she makes a muddy mess of her mom's marigolds. ...


  • As the Israelites, freed from slavery in Egypt, follow Moses through the desert, his sister Miriam comforts them through the wilderness.Miriam’s grandson Bezalel draws pictures in the sand as he dreams of the future. When his great-uncle Moses clim...


  • Sofia finally gets a chance to watch the class pet, a mouse named Snowflake. When Snowflake gets out of his box, Sofia and her sisters quickly find out that a little mouse can cause big problems. ...


  • Follow 7-year-old Sofia Martinez as she deals with her family and daily life. From a missing class pet to her grandma's birthday, Sofia's fiery passion for everything she does makes every day an adventure. ...


  • Sofia Martinez loves her familia! Her cousins, aunts, uncles, and abuela are a huge part of her life. Whether they are at a sunny beach or stuck in a dark house without electricity, the Martinez family knows how to make the best of every situation. J...


  • Even the most basic chores can be fun when Sofia is involved! From washing a car to cooking with grandma, this smart and funny 7-year-old knows how to make every moment count. Follow Sofia through three every day adventures in this early chapter book...


  • “No English” is all that Blanca, the new girl from Argentina, says. She spends her time drawing pictures instead of doing class work and that hardly seems fair to second-grader Diane. One misunderstanding follows another until Diane begins to see ...








  • When Carly unthinkingly makes fun of Sara's last name at mail call, her bunkmate refuses to be consoled. But their mutual love of music brings harmony to Shabbat dinner as well as to their friendship, and Carly finally gets the chance to reveal a sec...


  • Sofia is sick of looking exactly like her sisters. She wants to stand out! And when school picture day comes around, Sofia thinks of the perfect way to make that happen. ...


  • Called on to watch over King Solomon's daughter, the Ziz takes Magda on a joyful trip around the world. But when she falls in love with a handsome young man, the Ziz's jealousy gets the giant bird into trouble....


  • This biblical story tells of the elderly Sarah who laughs in delight when she overhears three strangers tell her husband Abraham that he will soon become a father. When a son is born to her the following year she names him Isaac, which means laughter...


  • Sofia helps her abuela make arroz con leche for the church dinner, but things don't go as planned. Find out if Sofia is able to fix the recipe so her grandma isn't embarrassed in this early chapter book. ...


  • It's time to go school shopping, and Sofia is extra excited about her new supplies. But that excitement turns to panic when her cousin Manuel goes missing. With Sofia's entire family on the case, Manuel won't be missing for long. This early chapter b...


  • Sofia FINALLY gets her beloved singing machine, and she can't wait to sing her heart out. However, nobody in her family wants to listen to her sing. Sofia is determined to find a place to perform, even if she has to leave her house to do it! ...


  • Growing up in a big family, 7-year-old Sofia Martinez is used to fighting for attention. Her outgoing personality mixed with her confidence and fiery passion for everything she does gets her that attention even if it's sometimes mixed with trouble. S...


  • Sofia finally gets to attend her first quinceañera! Her mom even buys her some new shoes. But when Sofia ruins her new shoes before the big party, Sofia might not get to attend after all. This early chapter book from the Sofia Martinez series includ...


  • Beginning the New Year in a new city isn't easy, and it definitely isn't starting out very well for Dina and her family! But when they're welcomed by warm and generous hosts in their new community it becomes a very happy New Year for all. ...


  • Freddie Ramos's adventures continue! Thanks to his superpowered zapatos, Freddie is the neighborhood superhero. However his summer's off to an iffy start. Freddie's learning to swim at camp, but he hasn't even put his face in the water yet. When a bu...


  • Freddie and his mom are visiting Uncle Jorge in New York City! Just before they leave, Mr. Vaslov gives Freddie a new pair of zapatos to replace the ones that were getting too small. But Freddie worries if his new zapatos will work as well as his old...


  • Freddie has shoes that give him super speed. It's hard to be a superhero and a regular kid at the same time, especially when your shoes give you even more power! Freddie needs an on/off switch for his super speed, so Mr. Vaslov, who created the shoes...


  • When a freak spring blizzard buries Starwood Park, Freddie works with Mr. Vaslov to clear the sidewalks using a new invention--Zapato Power snowshoes! But not even the snow can stop a thief from causing trouble in the neighborhood. Can Freddie solve ...


  • What is Zapato Power? One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box, just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER -- shoes that give him super speed! Where did they come from? Meanwhile, weird things are happening at the S...


  • Things are not going well at Starwood Elementary A squirrel is running through the halls. A tree fell on the gym. The principal is acting weird Can Freddie save the day with his Zapato Power?...