September means different things to everyone, but for many who practice Judaism, September is a month of holidays and family time, celebration, and reflection.
Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah are two Jewish holidays that fall in September each year. What do your children know about these holidays? What do you know about these holidays?
Here are our top five books about Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah for older kids:
Celebrate!: Stories of Jewish Holidays by Gilda Berger and illustrated by Peter Catalanotto
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur by Dana Meachen Rau
Days of Awe: Stories for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur by Eric A. Kimmel
Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit by Shimon Apisdorf
1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur by Jeffrey M. Cohen
Are you familiar with any of these titles? What books would you suggest for older kids to learn about these two important Jewish holidays? We'd love to know! Share your ideas on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, or find Amy on Twitter, @teachmama, and let's continue the conversation!