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From Fruit Tree to Fruit Bowl

Sivi Sekula

Picking fruit from a few trees is fun. But what if you owned an entire orchard of fruit trees? How do farmers harvest their fruit?


Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 11

Shifra Glick

“It’s like the difference between setting a table with fine china, or eating straight out of a pot while standing in the kitchen”


The Great Escape: Chapter 4

Yehuda Bromberg

“I’m not your son! My name is Meir son of Efraim. I am a Jewish boy on a business trip from Vienna”


Win or Lose: Chapter 8

Chaim Finkelstein

Hmm, the last time something like this had happened, his mother had poured a cup of water on him! Yitzy’s eyes popped wide open


Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 40

Ariella Schiller

I suddenly want to freeze the moment and lock it away for every rainy, turbulent day that I know is just around the corner in my messy, confusing life


Jolly Solly: Sound and Safe

R. Atkins

It didn’t take Tuki long to spot the two hooded men skulking around. Tuki took an immediate dislike to them


Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 10

Shifra Glick

“Well, it’s not exactly a solution to the problem, but I have an idea that will please Reb Nissan and will also be fun for us!”


The Great Escape: Chapter 3

Yehuda Bromberg

Courageous and eager to help his ailing family, Meir volunteered to undertake the business trip his father had been about to take right before he became sick


Win or Lose: Chapter 7

Chaim Finkelstein

“Don’t worry a bit, Mr. Levinson,” he stammered, “we won’t try to take away any of your old furniture… I mean your treasure”


Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 39

Ariella Schiller

So, they’re a team now? Tzippy and Sari against shallow little Rachel Ahuva. Well, you know what? They can have each other


Win or Lose: Chapter 6

Chaim Finkelstein

Zev stuck his head into the room. “Um… Mommy… Tatty… Do you remember the vase full of flowers that used to be on the dining room table?”


Comparing Notes

Ruchama Schaidman

Tzivi wasn’t the writer, I thought. I glanced around the classroom. That left twenty-two other girls. Well, twenty-one because it wasn’t Penina

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Only Through You
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Day of Peace
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