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, she begins asking her grandparents questions during her Shabbat visits with them. Over several years' time, they begin to unfold the story of their Holocaust experience.
This middle reader novel with beautiful full-page art gently reveals the truths about the Holocaust without reducing it to a horror show.
Torah Aura Productions publishes books for Jewish schools and families that help celebrate our heritage and our faith.
We have over 25 years of experience as the leading creator of high quality educational materials that enable Jewish children to become empowered Jewish adults.
Our books guide and enhance the Jewish knowledge, spirituality and identity of children and their families, and our innovative tools bring Judaism alive in synagogues, Hebrew schools, and day schools.
Torah Aura Productions was founded in 1981 by a group of innovative Jewish educators who looked out at the field of Jewish education and found materials that were shallow and dull. They started a company to create new tools for families and teachers that would be exciting and meaningful. For more than two decades, Torah Aura has revolutionized the way Jewish schools enable their students to become empowered Jewish adults, and has helped families make Judaism a meaningful presence in their homes.
Some of the areas we publish in:
- Torah and Bible
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- Jewish holidays
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