Picture Books

  • I Can Be….ME!, Lee and Low Press, New York, 2023
  • The Babka Sisters, Kar-Ben Books, Minneapolis, MN 2023
  • The Fairest in the Land, Abrams Books, New York, 2023
  • Alicia and the Hurricane: A Story of Puerto Rico/Alicia y el huracán: Un cuento de Puerto Rico,
    Lee and Low Books, New York, 2022
  • How To Sleep Tight Through the Night (co-written with Tzivia Gover), Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA 2022
  • As Babies Dream, Magination Press, Washington, DC, 2021
  • A-B-C Cats, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA, 2021
  • 1-2-3 Cats, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA, 2021
  • Remembering Ethan, Magination Press, Washington, DC 2020
  • Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale With a Tail, Charlesbridge, Watertown, MA, 2020
  • Baby’s Blessings, Kar-Ben, Minneapolis, MN, 2019
  • Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story, Abrams, New York, NY, 2019
  • Sparkle Boy, Lee and Low Books, New York, NY, 2017
  • Hanukkah Delight!, Kar-Ben Books, Minneapolis, MN, 2016
  • Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed, Candlewick Press, 2015
  • Heather Has Two Mommies, New Edition, Candlewick Press, 2015
  • Here Is The World: A Year of Jewish Holidays, Abrams Books, New York, NY, 2014
  • A Kiss on the Keppie, Shofar Books, Tarrytown, NY, 2012
  • A Sweet Passover, Abrams Books, New York, NY, 2012
  • Miss Tutu’s Star, Abrams Books, New York, NY, 2010
  • Just Like Mama, Abrams Books, New York, NY, 2010
  • Mommy, Mama, and Me (Board Book), Tricycle Press, Berkeley, CA, 2009
  • Daddy, Papa, and Me (Board Book) Tricycle Press, Berkeley, CA, 2009
  • Daddy’s Song, Henry Holt & Co., New York, NY, 2007
  • Skunk’s Spring Surprise, Harcourt Books, New York, NY, 2007
  • The Eight Nights of Chanukah, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2005
  • A Fire Engine for Ruthie, Clarion Books, New York, NY 2004
  • Where Is Bear?, Harcourt, New York, NY, 2004
  • The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, Tricycle Press, Berkeley, CA, 2004
  • The Best Cat in the World, Eerdmans Books, Grand Rapids, MI 2004
  • Pigs, Pigs, Pigs!  Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2003
  • Runaway Dreidel!  Henry Holt & Co. New York, NY, 2002
  • Felicia’s Favorite Story  Two Lives Publishing, Ridley Park, PA, 2002
  • Dogs, Dogs, Dogs!  Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2002
  • Cats, Cats, Cats!  Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2001
  • Matzo Ball Moon, Clarion Books, New York, NY, 1998
  • Remember That, Clarion Books, New York, NY, 1996
  • Too Far Away To Touch, Clarion Books, New York, NY, 1995 (paperback, 1998)
  • Heather Has Two Mommies:
    In Other Words Publishing, Northampton, MA, 1989
    Alyson Publications, Boston, MA, 1990
    Special Ten-Year Anniversary Edition, Alyson Publications, 2000
    New Edition, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA 2015

Picture Books (forthcoming)

  • Like Father, Like Son, Abrams Books, New York, 2024
  • Joyful Song, Levine/Querido Books, New York, 2024
  • Song of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Enchanted Lion, New York, 2025
  • Welcome: A Prayer for Refugees, Scholastic, New York, forthcoming

Middle Grade Novels

  • Hachiko Waits, Henry Holt & Co. New York, NY, 2004
  • Fat Chance, Putnam, New York, NY, 1994 (paperback, 1998)
    Women’s Press, London, England, 1996

Books for High School Students

  • October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, Candlewick Press, 2012
  • Jailbait, Random House, New York, NY, 2005 (paperback 2006)
  • Write from the Heart (revised, updated and expanded),
    Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, 2003
  • Still Life With Buddy, Pride & Imprints, Radnor, OH, 1998