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Never Mind the Goldbergs

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Seventeen-year-old New Yorker Hava Aaronson is an Orthodox Jew who lives an unorthodox lifestyle in the world of punk. She’s “discovered” and given the chance to go to Hollywood in order to play the part of an Orthodox Jew on a TV show about a modern American Orthodox Jewish family. The problem is she is the only Jewish person on the show which forces her to examine her beliefs more closely.

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Contemporary Prejudice

These books feature teens examining their own beliefs and values in the face of religious, cultural, racial and gender discrimination. Titles complement history units on World War II and the Holocaust.