Yosef’s Dream

Title: Jaekob, the Dreamer Author: Sylvia A. Rouss, Asher Naim, Genre: Jews Publisher: Apples & Honey Release Date: March 1, 2015 Pages: 40 “Now a young man in Israel, watching his brother become a Bar Mitzvah, Yosef remembers back to his own childhood in Ethiopia, and the dream he had, foreseeing the miraculous air rescue…

Black Dove White Raven

Title: Black Dove White Raven Series: Through My Eyes Author: Elizabeth Wein Genre: Historical Fiction / Middle / High / YA Publisher: Disney / Hyperion Release Date: 2015 Pages: 357 pp Source: ISBN 9781423183105 This historical novel for young adult readers is a remarkable achievement. First of all, the novel has a great plot. It…

A thirst for home : a story of water across the world

Title: A thirst for home : a story of water across the world Author: Christine Ieronimo and Eric Velasquez (illus.) Genre: Picture Book / Fiction Publisher: Walker / Bloomsbury Release Date: 2014 Source: ISBN-13: 978-0-8027-2307-9 “Alemitu lives with her mother in a poor village in Ethiopia, where she must walk miles for water and hunger…