Added a page for the wonderful picture books we discovered for our summer trip!
M. Sasek takes a bright and breezy trip through Israel. It is a lovely, colourful book with plenty of typical Sasek illustrations.
Israel (A to Z) by Justine Fontes and Ron Fontes
An introduction to Israel’s culture, geography, history, economy, government, and more.
Ella’s Trip to Israel by Vivian Newman
A little girl named Ella travels through Israel with her parents, enjoying many sights. With her is her best friend, her stuffed monkey, Koofi, whose misadventures are never a problem.
Good Night Israel by Mark Jasper
This board book illustrates Israel’s natural and cultural wonders, showing the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while visiting the Western Wall, the Israeli Museum, the Dead Sea, the Red Sea, and Masada. Holiday traditions, such as making hamantaschen, are also shown.
How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less by Sarah Glidden
Sarah’s memoir not only of her Israeli governmentsponsored trip through Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Masada and other famous locations, but of the emotional journey she never expected to take while she was there.
Let’s Visit Israel by Judye Groner
This board book introduces very young children to Israel through the various ways by which people are transported through the country.
My Cousin Tamar Lives In Israel
by Michelle Shapiro Abraham and Ann D. Koffsky
Two cousins discover ways in which Jewish traditions are observed differently in the United States and Israel.
One City, Two Brothers by Chris Smith and Aurelia Fronty
Sammy Spider’s First Trip to Israel
by Sylvia A. Rouss and Katherine Janus Kahn
The Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Hagit Allon, Lena Zehavi and Yossi Abolafi
The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century
by Uri Shulevitz
Welcome to Israel!
by Lilly Rivlin, Gila Gevirtz, Morrison David Bial and Itzik Eshel
Zvuvi’s Israel by Tami Lehman-Wilzig