Passover begins at sundown Wednesday, April 8 and ends at sundown on Thursday, April 16. Here are some great books for kids (and a few for adults), about Passover.
In this charming and witty Passover story about kindness, community, tradition, and forgiveness, a little mouse disrupts a town's preparations for the holiday when it steals a piece of leavened bread—or chometz—just as all the houses have been swept clean in time for the holiday.
During Passover, Jews are reminded of how, more than three thousand years ago, their ancestors emerged from slavery to become free men and women. Bestselling author Monique Polak explores her own Jewish roots as she tells the Passover story, which reminds us that the freedom to be who we are and practice our religion, whatever it may be, is a great gift.
The perfect book for every Passover seder, from editor Jonathan Safran Foer and translator Nathan Englander: this bestselling modern prayer book brilliantly interprets one of our oldest and most sacred stories.$19.95ISBN: 9789657760031Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Koren Publishers - January 18th, 2019$6.99ISBN: 9780525647225Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2019
A Sesame Street Passover story with stickers, a poster, and a card game!$16.99ISBN: 9780807504468Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2019
The candles are lit, the seder plate filled, and the matzo stacked high. Join in to read, sing, eat, and observe the holiday. The many steps of a Passover seder are portrayed in this rhyming story.$17.99ISBN: 9780823441624Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Holiday House - February 5th, 2019
Sundown is near, and it's almost time for the Seder to begin-- but where is Pippa's special Passover plate?
Pippa the Mouse has been working hard all day-- cleaning her house, setting the table, cooking the meal. Everything looks great-- but her special Seder plate is missing!$7.99ISBN: 9780761384922Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - January 1st, 2013
Grover and Big Bird are in a hurry to get to the Passover seder, but--uh, oh --there are many delays. Moishe Oofnik comes to the rescue in his tumbledown truck, but will they arrive in time to ask the Four Questions?-- "Journal.$7.99ISBN: 9780823433049Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Holiday House - January 15th, 2015
On Passover, Jewish people all over the world celebrate their freedom from slavery and their beginnings as a great nation.
This simple introduction to the Passover story pairs an engaging retelling with bold illustrations, perfect for young readers.Currently UnavailableISBN: 9780745339801Availability: UnavailablePublished: Pluto Press - March 28th, 2019Published just in time for Passover 5779 (2019), this unauthorized and hilarious Haggadah from the legendary Jewdas collective propagates a multitude of dangerous ideas.$6.99ISBN: 9780448447919Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Grosset & Dunlap - February 5th, 2015
Passover is a time for families and friends to celebrate their faith and shared history. Tomie dePaola’s simple text and beautiful illustrations provide insight into this special holiday for young readers.$5.99ISBN: 9781467752428Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - January 1st, 2016
Readers join a cute family and their dog as they prepare for and celebrate the spring holiday of Passover, cleaning the house, making matzah ball soup, assembling the seder plate, saying the Four Questions, and looking for the afikomen at the end of the seder.$18.95ISBN: 9781951365004Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Intergalactic Afikoman - February 11th, 2020