Green Bean Books

Ages 8+

Echo Still

Written by Tim Tibbitts

Highlights

  • Awarded ‘Manuscript of Merit’ – Association of Jewish Libraries

  • Selection by the PJ Library Editorial Committee

  • ‘A beautiful, human telling of a boy’s relationship with his grandmother’ – Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple

Price: £9.99 / $19.95
ISBN: 9781784383053

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Calling Cobber

Written by Sheri Sinykin

Highlights

  • A warm-hearted novel for middle grade readers
  • A touching meditation on grief, faith, friendship and family
  • Explores big ideas, themes and issues in a way that is accessible to young readers, including bereavement, dementia, immigrant experience and Judaism

Price: £12.99 / $13.99
ISBN: 9781784385071

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Striker Boy

Written by Jonny Zucker

Highlights

  • A fast-paced football-centred thriller

  • An exciting read for older children or young teens

  • This fun story also depicts the changing relationship between parents and children as they grow up and the effects of grief and loss for both sides

Price: £12.99 / $14.95
ISBN: 9781784385170

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Going Rogue (At Hebrew School)

Written by Casey Breton

Highlights

  • A laugh-out-loud novel for middle grade readers
  • Explores modern family life and the role of Judaism (or any religion) within it
  • For any child who loves Star Wars, science, football, or really anything other than going to religious school

Price: £9.99 / $12.95
ISBN: 9781784385392

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Benny Feldman's All Star Klezmer Band

Written by Allison Marks and Wayne Marks

Highlights

  • A humorous, culturally Jewish story, about creativity and self-belief, difference and inclusivity, friendship and family.

  • Uniquely delves into and celebrates the history and tradition of Klezmer music for a young, contemporary audience.

  • Full of references to musicians and musical genres, it explores the universal language of music and its ability to unite people.

Price: £12.99 / $13.99
ISBN: 9781784385552

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GOTTIKA

Written by Helaine Becker
Illustrations by Vero Navarro

Highlights

  • A compelling illustrated story for middle-grade readers set in a vividly imagined fictional world.
  • Weaves together fantasy, Jewish folklore and global human history, primarily the legend of the golem.
  • Tells a universal story about human rights, justice and standing up against oppression and corruption in all forms.

Price: £9.99 / $12.99
ISBN: 9781784385750

Available from November 2020

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The Seventh Handmaiden

Written by Judith Pransky

 

Highlights

  • A compelling, beautifully written and thoroughly researched historical novel for 11-15 year olds.
  • An inventive reinterpretation of the story of Queen Esther.
  • A female-led story, which explores issues of identity, community, freedom, friendship and the power of literacy.
  • Vividly imagined, it offers a rare glimpse into the Jewish diaspora in Ancient Persia and the Persian Empire

Price: £9.99 / $12.95
ISBN: 9781784385897

Available from November 2020

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