Rosh Hashanah Resources

BOOKS FOR A SWEET NEW YEAR

On Rosh Hashanah we reflect on the quality of our lives and actions during the past year.  

We accept responsibility as we remember that we are judged on the basis of our previous deeds.

Click here for a printable annotated version of Rosh Hashanah resources.

Listed below are library materials to enrich your Rosh Hashanah Holy Days. . . L'Shanah Tovah!!!

Title        Author
Pre-School, Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades   
Apple Days:  A Rosh Hashanah Story Soffer, Allison Samoff
Apples and Honey: A Rosh Hashanah Story    Zucker, Jonny
Beni's Family Treasury Zalben, Jane
Big Sam:  A Rosh Hashanah Tall Tale Kimmel, Eric
A Child's First Book of Jewish Holidays Kolatch, Alfred
Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride   Cohen, Deborah              
Happy Birthday, World: A Rosh Hashanah Celebration      Kropf, Latifa Berry
How the Rosh Hashanah Challah Became Round Epstein, Sylvia B.
I'm Sorry, Grover: A Rosh Hashanah Tale Balsley, Tilda
New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story Wayland, April Halprin 
On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Fishman, Cathy G.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Marx, David
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Rau, Dana M.
A Rosh Hashanah Walk Levin, Carol
Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah Rouss, Sylvia A.
Sound the Shofar!: A Story for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Kimmelman, Leslie
Talia and the Rude Vegetables Marshall, Linda Elovitz
Ten Holiday Jewish Children Stories Goldin, Barbara Diamond
Today Is the Birthday of the World Heller, Linda
What a Way to Start a New Year!  A Rosh Hashanah Story Jules, Jacqueline
What's the Buzz? Honey for a Sweet New Year Ofanansky, Allison
The World's Birthday: A Rosh Hashanah Story Goldin, Barbara Diamond
   
Aleph and Bet Classes
Apples and Pomegranates: A Family Seder for Rosh Hashanah    Musleah, Rahel
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Heiligman, Deborah
A Children's Treasury of Holiday Tales Van Handel, Esther
Crafts for the Jewish Child Ginsberg, Ruth
Danny Loves a Holiday Taylor, Sydney
Drawing Your Way Through the Jewish Holidays Schick, Eleanor
Even Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah Story by I. L. Peretz Kimmel, Eric A.
Gershon's Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Kimmel, Eric A.
Let's Celebrate Our Jewish Holidays Kolatch, Alfred J.
My First Book of Jewish Holidays Silverman, Maida
New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story Wayland, April Halprin
A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays Adler, David
Poems for Jewish Holidays Livingston, Myra Cohn
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Grishaver, Joel
Rosh Hashanah with Bina, Benny, and Chaggai Hayonah Ganz, Yaffa
The Secret Shofar of Barcelona Greene, J. Dembar
Sophie and the Shofar: A New Year's Story Manushkin, Fran
Tashlich at Turtle Rock Schnur, Susan
Ten Holiday Jewish Children Stories Goldin, Barbara Diamond   
Toby Belfer and the High Holy Days Pushker, Gloria Teles
The White Ram Gerstein, Mordicai
   
Gimel, Daled, and Hay Classes
All About Rosh Hashanah Groner, Judyth
Avram's Gift Blumberg, Margie
Drawing Your Way Through the Jewish Holidays Schick, Eleanor
Eli Remembers Vander Zee, Ruth
Even Higher Ungar, Richard
Even Higher!: A Rosh Hashanah Story by I. L. Peretz Kimmel, Eric A.
Honey Cake Stuchner, Joan Betty
Poems for Jewish Holidays Livingston, Myra Cohn
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: Sweet Beginnings Drucker, Malka
Rosh Hashanah Rotberg, Rabbi Tzvi
The Secret Shofar of Barcelona Greene, Jacqueline Dembar     
Sliding into the New Year Weinstein, Dori
Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur      Chaikin, Miriam
The Uninvited Guest and Other Jewish Holiday Tales Jaffe, Nina
When the Chickens Went on Strike Silverman, Erica
The White Ram Gerstein, Mordicai
   
Adult Books
1,001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur        Cohen, Jeffrey
A Guide to Rosh Hashanah Jacobs, Louis
The High Holy Days: A Prayer Service for Young Children and Their Families      Silver, Jody (illustrator)
The High Holy Days: A Commentary on the Prayer Book of Rosh Hashanah Kieval, Herman
Jewish Holiday Feasts Baron, Michelle
Moments of Transcendence: Inspirational Readings for Rosh Hashanah Elkins, Dov Peretz
The Rosh Hashanah Anthology Goodman, Philip
Rosh Hashanah Stories and Parables Levine, Aaron
Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit Apisdorf, Shimon
Tashlich Feuer, Avrohon
   
Reference Book
Machzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Harlow, Rabbi Jules
   
CD/ DVD/ Video Cassette
Alef Bet Blast-Off (Rosh Hashanah) DVD
Jewish Holiday Adventure DVD
New Year's Leave (Rosh Hashanah) VHS
Shalom Yeladim CD
Shiram Al Galgalim CD
   
Websites
 Behrman House
 Board of Jewish Education, J Teach
 Chabad Jewish Kids
 Elijah Rocks, the holiday gaming site.
 Gateways:  Access to Jewish Education
 The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education
 My Jewish Learning
 NSW Board of Jewish Education
 PJ Library

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