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Passover Books for Kids

Get ready for Passover with books that celebrate its history.
 
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Dayenu! A Favorite Passover Song
by Traditional Illustrated by Miriam Latimer
Day-Day-enu,
Day-Day-enu,
Day-Day-enu,
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Wonders and Miracles
by Eric A. Kimmel
In this rich and fascinating compilation, beloved storyteller Eric A. Kimmel presents every element - from beginning to end - of this ancient holiday, through stories, songs, poems, prayers and art.
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Sammy Spider's First Passover
by Sylvia A. Rouss Illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn

Sammy Spider watches longingly as the Shapiro family celebrates Passover. He wants to help Josh find the afikomen (hidden matzah), but his mother reminds him, "Spiders don't celebrate Passover. Spiders spin webs." And his first attempt at spinning a new web yields some surprising results.

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Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, The
by Leslie Kimmelman Illustrated by Paul Meisel

Oy gevalt! The Little Red Hen likes baking matzah, but she's not so crazy about doing everything herself. Would it be too much to ask her friends Dog, Horse, and Sheep to help plant and harvest some wheat for the delicious Passover treat? Couldn't they at least help schlep the wheat to the mill?

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Sweet Passover, A
by Lesléa Newman Illustrated by David Slonim

Miriam loves spending time with her family during Passover, and all week long she is happy to eat lots of matzah. But when she wakes up on the last day of the holiday, she is sick of matzah and refuses to eat it ever again.

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Picture Book of Passover, A
by David A. Adler

Passover celebrates the story of a family that became a great nation. This book reveals interesting information about the origins and customs of this holiday.

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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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Secret Seder, The
by Doreen Rappaport Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully
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Matzah That Papa Brought Home, The
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
by June Behrens Illustrated by Terry Behrens
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Passover
Series: True Book, A
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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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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Carp In The Bathtub, The
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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