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Passover Books for Kids

Get ready for Passover with books that celebrate its history.
 
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Miriam's Cup: A Passover Story
by Fran Manushkin Illustrated by Bob Dacey

Miriam watched over her baby brother in the bulrushes, led the women in song when crossing the Red Sea, and kept the Israelites alive in the desert with water from her miraculous well.

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The Carp in the Bathtub
by Barbara Cohen Illustrated by Joan Halpern

Two children try to rescue the carp their mother plans to make into gefilte fish for the Seder.

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The Secret Seder
by Doreen Rappaport Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully
During World War Two, Jewish families in occupied Europe are forced to observe Passover in secret.
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The Matzah that Papa Brought Home
by Fran Manushkin Illustrated by Ned Bittinger

Follow the events of a traditional Passover Seder in this imaginative cumulative rhyme in the style of on "The House That Jack Built." From singing "Dayenu" to opening the door as an invitation to Elijah and much more, one family celebrates a fulfilling Passover Seder.

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Passover Around the World
by Tami Lehman-Wilzig Illustrated by Elizabeth Wolf

This book introduces children to the different traditions and customs from all different areas around the world that Jews use to celebrate the Passover holiday.

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Passover
by June Behrens Illustrated by Terry Behrens
These delightful books convey all the joy and significance of the holidays.
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Passover
Series: A True Book
by Nancy I. Sanders
For Jewish families, the arrival of spring means it's time to celebrate Passover. This joyous holiday celebrates the long-ago journey of the Jewish people out of slavery in Egypt to freedom in Israel.
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