Six PJ Our Way Books About Famous Jews

Six PJ Our Way Books About Famous Jews

PJ Our Way readers love biographies, and we love sharing the stories of amazing Jews who have changed the world with their creativity, ingenuity, hard work, and determination. This month we’re offering a DK Life Stories book about Albert Einstein, and some other reader favorites about fascinating Jewish men and women.

DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein book cover

DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein
by Wil Mara

Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant scientists in history. But did you know that he never wore socks or that he loved playing violin, even though he wasn’t very good at it? Check out this biography of this eccentric Jewish genius!

Nothing Could Stop Her: The Courageous Life of Ruth Gruber book cover

Nothing Could Stop Her: The Courageous Life of Ruth Gruber
by Rona Arato

Which one of these is true about the amazing Ruth Gruber?

  • She hitchiked alone to college because she couldn’t afford the ride.
  • She became the youngest person in the world to get a PhD.
  • She was the first foreign journalist to travel in Siberia.
  • She lived to 105.

Readers will learn the answer in this awesome biography!

She Persisted: Clara Lemlich book cover

She Persisted: Clara Lemlich
by Deborah Heiligman

Clara Lemlich had thousands of followers way before the internet even began. When she saw injustice, she spoke out. Loudly.

Who Was Harry Houdini book cover

Who Was Harry Houdini?
by Tui Sutherland

If you were sealed inside a giant metal milk can filled with water, could you escape? You could if you were Harry Houdini, the most famous magician in the world!

Who Is Steven Spielberg book cover

Who Is Steven Spielberg?
by Stephanie Spinner

Have you ever seen the movies E.T., An American Tail or The BFG? Steven Spielberg helped to make all of these films and more! Read the fascinating story of how Steven Spielberg got started and became the most famous director of all time!

Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume book cover

Women Who Broke the Rules: Judy Blume
by Kathleen Krull

When the author of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret and the Fudge books first started writing, she was told she had no talent! Read how Judy Blume went from failure to 2,000 fan letters a month by writing about what kids’ lives are really like.


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Aug 24, 2023 @ 12:51PM


Wow!!! This month I chose Albert Einstein. I am still waiting😁Can't wait to read it!

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Aug 01, 2023 @ 12:58PM


I like science so I picked Albert Einstein. I am excited about it.

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Aug 01, 2023 @ 10:37AM


I did not know harry houdini was jewish!

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