Passover

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.

The Passover Mouse Cover Image
By Joy Nelkin Wieder, Shahar Kober (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984895516
Availability: Available now
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

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.


Passover: Festival of Freedom (Orca Origins #1) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781459809901
Availability: Available now
Published: Orca Book Publishers - February 16th, 2016

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.


New American Haggadah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316069878
Availability: Available now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 4th, 2014

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.


Passover Haggadah Graphic Novel Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9789657760031
Availability: Available now
Published: Koren Publishers - January 18th, 2019

It's Passover, Grover! (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) Cover Image
By Jodie Shepherd, Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780525647225
Availability: Available now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2019

A Sesame Street Passover story with stickers, a poster, and a card game!


Around the Passover Table Cover Image
By Tracy Newman, Adriana Santos (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807504468
Availability: Available now
Published: 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.


Pippa's Passover Plate Cover Image
By Vivian Kirkfield, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823441624
Availability: Available now
Published: 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!


Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780761384922
Availability: Available now
Published: 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.


The Story of Passover Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823433049
Availability: Available now
Published: 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.


A Jewdas Haggadah Cover Image
By Jewdas, Rabbi Geoffrey Cohen (Foreword by)
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9780745339801
Availability: Temporarily Unavailable
Published: Pluto Press - March 28th, 2019

Published just in time for Passover 5779 (2019), this unauthorized and hilarious Haggadah from the legendary Jewdas collective propagates a multitude of dangerous ideas.


My First Passover Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448447919
Availability: Available now
Published: 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.


Passover Is Coming Cover Image
By Tracy Newman, Viviana Garofoli (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781467752428
Availability: Available now
Published: 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.


Asteroid Goldberg: Passover in Outer Space Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781951365004
Availability: Available now
Published: Intergalactic Afikoman - February 11th, 2020