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Shavuot Books

THESE SHAVUOT-RELATED BOOKS were sent out by PJ Library this year and in past years.

Preschool & Kindergarten Books

PJ selections for families with children between the ages of 3 and 5 years.

The Littlest Mountain 

The Littlest Mountain
Author: Barb Rosenstock
Illustrator: Melanie Hall
When God decides to speak to people from a mountaintop and give them laws to follow, the mountains vie for the privilege. Which one will be chosen?

A Mountain of Blintzes 

A Mountain of Blintzes
Author: Barbara Diamond Goldin
Illustrator: Anik McGrory
The Catskill Mountains is the setting for this story in which the members of a family find ways to contribute the ingredients to make blintzes, a traditional food for the holiday of Shavuot.

No Rules for Michael 

No Rules for Michael
Author: Sylvia Rouss
Illustrator: Susan Simon
When the teacher gives Michael and his preschool class a day without rules, the children learn what it would be like if there were no rules to follow.

Sadie and the Big Mountain 

Sadie and the Big Mountain
Author: Jamie Korngold
Illustrator: Julie Fortenberry
When her preschool plans a Shavuot hike, Sadie is afraid she won't be able to make it to the top of the "mountain" and tries to think of ways to be avoid the walk. When the day arrives, it's much different (and better!) than Sadie presumed.

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot 

Sammy Spider's First Shavuot
Author: Sylvia Rouss
Illustrator: Katherine Janus Kahn
Sammy Spider lowers himself down on a strand of webbing to get a closer look at the Shapiro family's preparations for Shavuot, a holiday celebrating the time when God gave the Torah to Moses.

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