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  It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear
Vicki Lansky (Author), Jane Prince (Illustrator)
Koko Bear learns the meaning of divorce, how to deal with the changes and talk about her feelings, and she learns that the divorce is not her fault. Each page includes tips for adults.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  The Jacket
Andrew Clements (Author), McDavid Henderson (Illustrator)
  Jackie Joyner Kersee: Superwoman
Margaret J. Goldstein (Author), Jennifer Larson (Author)
A biography of the track-and-field star who has had medal-winning performances in three Olympics.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Jaha and Jamil Went Down the Hill: An African Mother Goose
Virginia Kroll (Author), Katherine Roundtree (Illustrator)
This is a new take on familiar Mother Goose rhymes, rewording them to expose young children to African culture and wildlife.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  Jamal's Busy Day
George Ford (Illustrator), Wade Hudson (Author)
A day in the life of a close-knit family.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Jar of Dreams
Written by
Yoshiko Uchida
A young girl watches her family cope with financial pressures and racial prejudice.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Jeremy's Decision
Ardyth Brott (Author), Michael Martchenko (Illustrator)
Jeremy is always asked if he will be a famous orchestra conductor like his father, but he has his own plans for the future.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
  Jeremy's Dreidel
Judith Friedman (Illustrator), Ellie Gellman (Author)
In his Hannukah workshop, Jeremy makes an unusual dreidel out of clay for his father. Since his father is blind, he wrote the letters in braille.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  The Jewish Child's First Book of Why
Harry Araten (Illustrator), Alfred J. Kolatch (Author)
A book for all children which explains Jewish traditions and celebrations.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Jonathan and His Mommy
Michael Hays (Illustrator), Irene Smalls-Hector (Author)
A little boy and his mother show their love to one another.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
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