Our team of PJ Our Way professionals puts great thought into each month's selections. These books span a range of interests and reading levels, however, we cannot guarantee that every book is the right fit for every child. Each month, this blog will include updated parent information including summaries, discussion points, and content warnings for every title we offer.


Celebrate Jewish Women's History Month with Four Great PJ Our Way Books

Posted February 14, 2017  | Written by PJ Our Way Team

How can you make Jewish Women’s History Month relevant for your tweens? Inspire kids to hear women’s voices through their powerful words with these four PJ Our Way selections. Read More »

More All-of-a-Kind Family

Posted February 01, 2017  | Written by PJ Our Way Team

This charming sequel to All-of-a-Kind Family takes place in the early 1900s. The older children are now teens and the family's finances have somewhat improved. Life in a large family is full of small adventures for the five sisters and little Charlie. Kids will enjoy these sweet slice-of-life stories that are so different from their own daily routines.   Read More »

Mira’s Diary: Lost in Paris

Posted February 01, 2017  | Written by PJ Our Way Team

Mira is about to start junior high school, but there’s one big problem: her mother has been missing for months! Mira’s father has complete faith that she will return soon, but when he receives a mysterious postcard from Paris, he decides to travel there with Mira and her older brother, Malcolm, to search for clues.  Read More »

Escape!: The Story of Harry Houdini

Posted February 01, 2017  | Written by PJ Our Way Team

How can anyone escape from a sealed underwater tank when their hands are tied, or get out of handcuffs and chains while hanging upside down? Harry Houdini’s incredible escapes made him a superstar, but how did he do it? Read More »

Zlateh the Goat

Posted February 01, 2017  | Written by PJ Our Way Team

This is an entertaining collection of seven short stories, translated from the original Yiddish, written by the master storyteller, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Woven through the fabric of each story are subtle lessons of courage, heroism, and good intentions gone awry. Two of the stories are classic folktales, featuring devils and the courageous heroes who fight them, and the other five stories center on the Amelia Bedelia-like foibles of the simple inhabitants of Chelm, a fictional village of fools. Read More »