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Adelman, Penina V. The Bible from Alef to Tav. Torah Aura Production; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-933873-22-0.
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Amery, Heather. First Thousand Words in Hebrew. Reading level: Ages 4-8. E D C Publications; 1985. Hardcover. ISBN 0-860208-63-X.
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Blitz, S.; Anel, L. (Illustrator). The Aleph Bet Word Book: A Pictorial Hebrew-English Dictionary for Children (The Artscroll Youth Series). Reading level: Ages 4-8. Mesorah Publications Ltd; 1995. Hardcover. ISBN 0-899065-15-5.
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Bogot, Howard I.; Carmi, Giora (Illustrator). My First 100 Hebrew Words: A Young Person's Dictionary of Judaism. Reading level: Ages 4-8. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1993. Hardcover. ISBN 0-807405-09-4.
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Cirker, Hayward (ed); Steadman, Barbara (Contributor). Hebrew Picture Word Book: Learn over 500 Commonly Used Hebrew Words Through Pictures. Reading level: Ages 9-12. Dover Pubns; 1995. Paperback. ISBN 0-486282-13-9.
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Genet, Barbara. Ta-Poo-Ach Means Apple. A R E Publishing, Inc; 1985. Hardcover. ISBN 0-867050-15-2.
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Kaye, Terry; Trager, Karen; Mason, Patrice Goldstein. Hebrew Through Prayer. Behrman House, 1994. Out of Print. [A comprehensive program that follows a plan to make students "bimah-literate."]

Mordechai, Tova. Goodnight My Friend Aleph: A Story for Little Children. Reading level: Baby-Preschool. Unknown; 1989. Hardcover. ISBN 0-922613-12-5.
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Editors of Passport Books (ed); Goodman, Marlene (Illustrator). Let's Learn Hebrew Picture Dictionary: Hebrew Picture Dictionary. Reading level: Ages 9-12. Passport Books; 1993. Hardcover. ISBN 0-844284-90-4.
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Reudor; Knight, Jack (Illustrator); Griswold, Burt (Illustrator). The Hebrew Letters Tell Their Story. Reading level: Ages 4-8. Pitspopany Press; 1999. Paperback. ISBN 0-943706-23-8.
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Rosenthal, Yaffa. Thank You Hashem. Mesorah Publications Ltd; 1983. Hardcover. ISBN 0-899067-77-8.
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Shumsky, Abraham; Bass, Marilyn (Illustrator); Shumsky, Adaia. Alef Bet: A Hebrew Primer. Reading level: Baby-Preschool. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1979. Paperback. ISBN 0-807400-26-2.
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Shumsky, Abraham; Shimin, Symeon (Illustrator); Schulz, Charles M. (Illustrator). Olam Gadol (Bet Reader). Reading level: Ages 4-8. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-807401-85-4.
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Markowitz, Endel; Klein, Debby (Illustrator). Kid-Ish Yiddish. Haymark Pubns; 1982. Hardcover. ISBN 0-933910-05-3.
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