Sammy Spider's First Mitzvah

Sammy Spider is back in his fifteenth adventure story, learning about Jewish holidays and values with his buddy Josh Shapiro. In this story, when Josh gets a cold?“Achoo!”?his...

Sammy Spider's First Wedding

Uh oh! Curious Sammy Spider slips from his web and accidentally accompanies the Shapiro family to a wedding. Sammy watches the Jewish ceremony as the bride and groom stand under...

Sammy Spider's First Hanukkah

Sammy Spider watches longingly as Josh Shapiro lights another candle and receives another brightly-colored dreidel each night of Hanukkah.

Sammy Spider's First Bar Mitzvah

Josh's cousin Ben is having his bar mitzvah, and Sammy accidentally ends up coming along! He gets an up-close view of the Torah readings, the blessings....and one tradition that...

Sammy Spider's First Passover

Sammy Spider watches longingly as the Shapiro family celebrates Passover. He wants to help Josh find the afikomen (hidden matzah), but his mother reminds him, "Spiders don't...

Sammy Spider's First Yom Kippur

When Josh breaks the rules and plays ball indoors, he finds himself apologizing not only to his parents, but to Sammy Spider as well. A Yom Kippur story about saying, “I’m...

Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Colors

Sammy Spider and his buddy Josh are back in their third holiday board book! This time Sammy is enjoying the Hanukkah celebration with his human while also learning about colors. A...

Sammy Spider's New Friend

When an Israeli family moves in next door to the Shapiros, Sammy Spider and Josh learn about the Jewish mitzvah of welcoming guests. In the process, they each make a new friend...

A Watermelon in the Sukkah

All the children in Miss Sharon's class have brought their favorite fruits to decorate the sukkah. But when Michael brings a watermelon, the class must find a way to hang it!