Dates & Almonds Ages 4 to 5
Age Group: 4 to 5 Years of Age
Dates & Almonds
Children at this age are attracted to books with longer texts and a more sophisticated vocabulary. Stories may contain an element of suspense, and humor often makes an appearance. Most books in this group continue to have neat resolutions and 'happily-ever-after' endings.
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August
Apple Days
by Allison Sarnoff Soffer
Illustrated by Bob McMahon
(Kar-Ben)
September
The Apple Tree's Discovery
by Peninnah Schram & Rachayl Eckstein Davis
Illustrated by Wendy W. Lee
(Kar-Ben)
June
The Ball of Clay that Rolled Away
by Elizabeth Lenhard
Illustrated by Jason Wolff
(Marshall Cavendish)
May
A Big Quiet House
by Heather Forest
Illustrated by Susan Greenstein
(August House)
November
The Chanukkah Guest
by Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by Giora Carmi
(Holiday House)
July
First Rain
by Charlotte Herman
Illustrated by Kathryn Mitter
(Albert Whitman & Company)
November
A Horse for Hanukkah
by Myriam Halberstam
Illustrated by Nancy Cote
(Ariella Books)
June
How to Heal a Broken Wing
by Bob Graham
Illustrated by Bob Graham
(Candlewick Press)
January
It Could Always Be Worse
by Margot Zemach
Illustrated by Margot Zemach
(Macmillan)
December
It's All Challah to Me!
by Sheldon Low
(Jewish Rock Records)
March
Izzy the Whiz and the Passover McClean
by Yael Mermelstein
Illustrated by Carrie Hartman
(Kar-Ben)
December
Jammin' with Jew
by Josh and the Jamtones
(Great Knight Productions)
July
King Solomon and the Bee
by Dalia Hardof Renberg
Illustrated by Ruth Heller
(Interlink Books)
March
The Littlest Levine
by Sandy Lanton
Illustrated by Claire Keay
(Kar-Ben)
July
Mendel's Accordion
by Heidi Smith Hyde
Illustrated by Johanna Van Der Sterre
(Kar-Ben)
January
A Mezuzah on the Door
by Amy Meltzer
Illustrated by Janice Fried
(Kar-Ben)
July
The Mitzvah Magician
by Linda Marshall
Illustrated by Christiane Engel
(Kar-Ben)
July
Mrs. Moskowitz and the Sabbath Candlesticks
by Amy Schwartz
Illustrated by Amy Schwartz
(JPS)
January
Netta and Her Plant
by Ellie Gelman
Illustrated by Natascia Ugliano
(Kar-Ben)
October
The Only One Club
by Jane Naliboff
Illustrated by Jeff Hopkins
(Urim)
August
Red, Blue and Yellow Yarn: A Tale of Forgiveness
by Miriam Kosman
Illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev
(Hachai Publishing)
November
Sadie's Almost Marvelous Menorah
by Jamie Korngold
Illustrated by Julie Fortenberry
(Kar-Ben)
June
Say Hello, Lily
by Deborah Lakritz
Illustrated by Martha Aviles
(Kar-Ben)
December
Shir La La Shabbat
by Shira Kline
(Shira Kline)
December
ShirLaLa Chanukah
by Shira Kline
(Shira Kline)
March
Too Many Cooks
by Edie Stoltz Zolkower
Illustrated by Shauna Mooney-Kawasaki
(Kar-Ben)
December
Uri Uri
by Elana Jagoda
(Cool Water Records)
September
A Watermelon in the Sukkah
by Sylvia and Shannon Rouss
Illustrated by Ann Iosa
(Kar-Ben)
December
Zeh Hayom (This Is the Day)
by Felicia Sloin
(Felicia Sloin)
November
The Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle
by Jacqueline Jules
Illustrated by Katherine Kahn
(Kar-Ben)