Books tagged: jewish family

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Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
Learning to Kiss Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
It’s 1984, and Helen Blumenstein, age 14, wants to learn about kissing girls. She’s scared of being different. Helen will have to find her own voice and decide if she is brave enough to be exactly who she is supposed to be, even if that means being a little bit queer.
Tucson Jo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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2014 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST. For Middle Grades and up (age 9 plus). Feisty 14-year-old Josephine Fiedler is reluctant to support her father’s bid for mayor of Tucson in 1882. When trouble erupts and her father’s opponent attacks him for being an Israelite, Jo has to reconsider her position and even what it means to be a Jew.
The Intimate Stranger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
In 1954 Rhona Martin, a twenty-one year old unmarried Jewish girl, must tell her mother she is pregnant and fear the consequences of her father finding out and throwing her into the street.
She's Not Herself
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
The Passover Surprise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Passover, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Jewish
Lisa and her little brother Jon enjoy collecting stamps. But when their father holds a contest to decide which child will get a new large stamp album, Lisa has to solve a difficult problem. This chapter book portrays Jewish-American family life circa 1960, and also touches on the experiences of American soldiers during World War II and the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.
Sebastian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sebastian is the story of a young man who, due to an unfortunate accident, has his leg amputated shortly before World War I. When his father is drafted to the war it falls to him to run the family grocery store in Vienna, to grow into his responsibilities, bear loss and uncertainty, and hopefully find love.
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Speeches Made Easy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Beth McCarthy. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Make your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah even more memorable. You can write the perfect speech and deliver it flawlessly with our help. We’ve broken down all of the elements of how to write a bar or bat mitzvah speech so that writing this speech is nothing but easy for you. You’ll even be able to essentially cut and paste these elements together to create the perfect speech.