Perspectives on Multiracial Judaism, via Jewish Multiracial Network
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BOOKS FOR ADULTS
- Black, Jewish and Interracial: It’s Not the Color of Your Skin, But the Race of Your Kin, and Other Myths of Identity (1997), by Katya Bibel Azoulay
- Black, White and Jewish (2002), by Rebecca Walker
- Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk about Race and Identity (1995), by Lise Funderberg
- Lovesong: Becoming a Jew (1988), by Julius Lester
- Shades of Community and Conflict: Biracial Adults of African-American and Jewish-American Heritages (1998), by Josylyn C. Segal
- The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage (2003), edited by Loolwa Khazzoom
- Under One Canopy: Readings in Jewish Diversity (2003), edited by Karen Primack
- Bridge Across Broken Time: Chinese and Jewish Cultural Memory (1998), by Vera Schwarcz
- Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families (2001), by Myra Alperson
- In Every Tongue: The Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People (2005), by Diane Tobin, Gary Tobin, and Scott Rubin
- Is That Your Child?: Mothers Talk about Rearing Biracial Children (2008), by Marion Kilson and Florence Ladd
- Oreo (1974), a novel by Fran Ross
- Jews in Old China: Studies by Chinese Scholars (2000), translated, edited and compiled by Sidney Shapiro
- The Jews of China, Volume One: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (1998), edited and with introduction by Jonathan Goldstein
- Mandarins, Jews, and Missionaries: The Jewish Experience in the Chinese Empire (1998), by Michael Pollack
- The Beautiful People of the Book: A Tribute to Ethiopian Jews in Israel (1996), by Colette Berman and Yosef Miller
- The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother (2006), by James McBride
- Weaving a Family: Untangling Race and Adoption (2006), by Barbara Katz Rothman
BOOKS FOR YOUTH
- Abuelita’s Secret Matzahs (2005), by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, illustrated by Diana Bryer. Elementary school.
- Always an Olivia (2012), by Carolivia Herron, illustrated by Jeremy Tugeau. Ages 7-10.
- Black Mirror (2003), by Nancy Werlin. Ages 12+.
- Chloe Leiberman (Sometimes Wong) (2005), by Carrie Rosten. Teens.
- Daughters of the Ark (2005), by Anna Morgan. Ages 10+.
- Day of Delight, A Jewish Sabbath in Ethiopia (1994), by Maxine Rose Schur. Elementary school.
- Elijah’s Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas (1997), by Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. Elementary school.
- Harriet and the Promised Land (1968), written and illustrated by Jacob Lawrence. Elementary and middle school.
- I Love Jewish Faces (2009), by Debra Darvick. Ages 5 and under.
- Jalapeno Bagels (1996), by Natasha Wing, illustrated by Robert Casilla. Elementary school.
- King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba (1997), by Blu Greenberg and Linda Tarry, illustrated by Avi Katz. Elementary and middle school.
- Let’s Talk About Race (2008), by Julius Lester, illustrated by Karen Barbour. Grades 1-5.
- Rebecca’s Journey Home (2006), by Brynn Olenberg Sugarman, illustrated by Michelle Shapiro. Grades K-3.
- Reyna and the Jade Star (The Gali Girls Jewish History) (2006), by Robin K. Levinson, illustrated by Drusilla Kehl. Ages 7+.
- Shoshana and the Native Rose (The Gali Girls Jewish History) (2006), by Robin K. Levinson, illustrated by Drusilla Kehl. Ages 7+.
- Songs from the Garden of Eden: Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes (2009), collected by Nathalie Soussana, arranged by Paul Mindy and Jean-Christophe Hoarau, illustrated by Beatrice Alamagna. Ages 2-7.
- Stealing Home (2006), by Ellen Schwartz. Upper elementary and middle school.
- The Storyteller’s Beads (1998), by Jane Kurtz. Upper elementary and middle school.
- Zack (1999), by William Bell. Teens.