Era of the Rishonim — 11th – 15th century CE

Rabbeinu Gershom Meor Hagolah by Rabbi Marcus Lehmann. A novel about Rabbeinu Gershom, the link between Babylonian and European Torah learning. Ages 12 and up.

Graphic novel about Rashi. Ages 8 and up.

Fictionalized biography of Rashi. Ages 8 and up.

The Parnas by Meir Baram. Engaging, adventurous novel about the tragedies of the First Crusade; includes Rashi. Ages 10 and up.

Graphic novel about the Rambam. Ages 8 and up.

Fictionalized biography of the Rambam. Ages 12 and up.

Fictionalized biography of the Rambam. Ages 8 and up.

Novel set in the times of the Rambam. Ages 12 and up.

The Fateful Mission by Meir Baram. Engaging, hard to put down, novel about the burning of the Talmud in France. Ages 10 and up.

A Stranger to My Brothers by Henye Meyer. Beautifully written novel set during the Crusades. Ages 14 and up.

Beautifully illustrated picture book. Ages 6 and up.


Shmuel Hanagid. Graphic novel, part 1. Ages 8 and up.

Rabbeinu Shmuel Hanagid. Graphic novel, part 2. Ages 8 and up.

The Count of Coucy by Rabbi Marcus Lehmann. Ages 14 and up.