Book List in Order: 12 titles


  • In this sequel to the award-winning A Boy Is Not a Bird, a boy is exiled to Siberia during World War II. Based on a true story.Torn from his home in Eastern Europe, with his father imprisoned in a Siberian gulag, twelve-year-old Natt finds himself st...



  • In 1941, life in Natt’s small town of Zastavna is comfortable and familiar, even if the grownups are acting strange, and his parents treat him like a baby. Natt knows there’s a war on, of course, but he’s glad their family didn’t emigrate to ...



  • SINGLE MOTHER ELISE IS completely devoted to her eleven-year-old son; he is her whole world. But that world is destroyed in one terrifying moment when her son is killed in a car accident just outside their home. Suddenly alone, surrounded by memories...



  • To six-year-old Dori, everything seems possible. And to her family and their peers--secular, left-leaning North American Jews--the young state of Israel offers the same promise as the starry-eyed kibbutz movement prepares the ground for the settlers'...



  • Seventeen-year-old Chloe’s summer vacation in Greece comes to an abrupt end when she is suddenly bound, gagged and whisked away to an unidentified location. Waking up from a drug-induced sleep, she finds herself in a squalid warehouse. Chloe can on...



  • Seventeen-year-old Fern has not had an easy life. She struggles at school and lives with her mother in a roach-infested apartment where break-ins are common and the neighbors are unfriendly. Despite these challenges the two of them are managing to co...



  • From Edeet Ravel, internationally acclaimed author of the Tel Aviv Trilogy, comes a deeply personal novel about an unexpected friendship. Maya and Rosie meet one day at the local dry cleaner's and their instant friendship blossoms into an inseparable...



  • In the much-anticipated third entry in Edeet Ravel’s delightful series, Pauline Carelli-Bloom is off to London to visit her grandmother. She’s thrilled by all the different cultures she encounters in the great city — and thrilled even more with ...



  • Nearly 14, Pauline has discovered that her life is far more interesting if she records it as a great work of fiction — featuring, of course, herself as the tragic heroine. Pauline’s hand-wringing accounts of misbehaving boyfriends, backstabbing fr...







  • A powerful and unforgettable story of secrets, family, love, and destiny set against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Following on the heels of the critically acclaimed Ten Thousand Lovers (finalist for the Governor General's Literar...



  • Look for Me tells the story of Dana and her quest to find her husband who disappeared while serving in the Israeli army. Every year Dana places a newspaper ad that says, "I will never ever, ever stop waiting for you," the word "ever" repeated so that...



  • Israel, 1970s. Lily, a young emigrant student exploring the wonders and terrors of her new land, finds the man of her dreams -- Ami, a former actor. Handsome, intelligent, and exciting, but like his beautiful, disintegrating country, Ami has a terrib...