The Great Potato Plan


Based on true events from the author's own family history, The Great Potato Plan describes the joys, fears, trials and triumphs of a young boy in World War I Poland. Simcha, the oldest boy, knows that Papa expects him to keep the family safe until they can join their father in America. And so begins this adventure...life is hard, food is scarce, and the Russian soldiers are cunning and dangerous. Published by Hachai Publishing. REVIEWS: Jewish Book World: This first chapter book illustrated by the author, makes for exciting reading. Jewish State: This is a sweet story based on the author's grandfather. Don't pass this up. Buy it for your children, your grandchildren or anyone else. To purchase this book, click on the following link: The Great Potato Plan
The Great Potato Plan
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The Secret Tunnel


An exciting adventure story set in biblical Jerusalem for ages 7 to 9, The Secret Tunnel is written and illustrated by Joy Nelkin Wieder. Yonatan and his father must dig a tunnel under Jerusalem to bring water into the city before they are surrounded by the enemy! Will they finish in time? Known as Hezekiah's Tunnel, this ancient waterway still exists today and continues to bring clear spring water into Jerusalem. Published by Hachai Publishing. REVIEWS: Judaism: A short, chapter book with bright, clear letters, well placed illustrations and lots of excitement. This historical adventure has humor, and all the positive midos and mitzvos that discriminating parents and teachers look for in excellent Jewish children's books. (119 Pages ) To purchase this book, click on the following link: The Secret Tunnel
The Secret Tunnel
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Let’s Talk About the Sabbath


Let's Talk About the Sabbath is a delightful book by renowned Jewish children's author, Dorothy Kripke, which guides young readers through all aspects of Shabbat from welcoming the Sabbath Queen to celebrating Havdallah. Joy Nelkin Wieder's watercolor illustrations relate the special joy and light of Shabbat. With Kripke's graceful text and Wieder's rich, original artwork, Let's Talk about the Sabbath is a truly valuable addition to any family's collection. Published by Alef Design Group an imprint of Torah Aura Productions REVIEWS: Children's Literature: The illustrations are charming. A gentle introduction to a very important subject. Non-Jews who are interested will find it fascinating. To purchase this book, click on the following link: Let's Talk About the Sabbath
Let’s Talk About the Sabbath
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LEAD21


Wright Group LEAD21 reading and language arts program is a groundbreaking and comprehensive literacy platform for grades K-5 from McGraw-Hill. Joy Nelkin Wieder contributed 27 leveled readers in both Fiction and Nonfiction with titles such as Grandmother's Gift, The Very Careful Rabbit and Is It Alive? Wright Group LEAD21 focuses on differentiation and acceleration. Nonfiction and Fiction selections are written at four different levels to provide all levels of students the opportunity to read, write and discuss the same grade level topics. Rigor, inquiry, access to complex text, and close reading strategies are integrated and aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Reviews: The Indiana Department of Education: LEAD21 is fully approved as a core reading program in grades K-5. The program consistently meets or exceeds expectations at all grade levels. For more information about these innovative materials for the 21st Century classroom, visit the IDOE website.
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