An Extra Book Opportunity for Purim

JUST IN TIME FOR PURIM, PJ Library is pleased to offer The Purim Superhero by Elisabeth Kushner, a Jewish children’s book with LGBT characters. This book is an additional gift to families that request it while supplies last.

WOW! Due to overwhelming response, we are currently out of stock of this selection. 

As a PJ Library subscriber, you are still eligible to receive your free book. Please call us at 413-276-0800 or send e-mail to Provide your PJ Library subscriber information (child’s name and mailing address), and you will receieve a unique subscriber code to order this book. Please note that you must be a PJ Library subscriber to receive this special offer.

We will retain your order information and ship your copy as soon as it is available. Unfortunately, however, it will not be in time for Purim 2014.

If you are interested in having the book in time for Purim, the title is available for purchase through a number of online book retailers, local bookstores, and Jewish book and gift stores.

Happy Purim!

Purim SuperheroThe Purim Superhero features a Jewish family with two dads. It tells the story of a boy trying to choose which character to be for his school’s Purim parade. He struggles over whether to dress as the other children or to follow his own heart.

Adar, the month of Purim, is a time of added joy for the Jewish people. We sincerely hope our gift of an additional free book to those who choose it will bring an added measure of happiness to families across our community.

Until March 13, 2014 — and while supplies last — families may request a copy of the The Purim Superhero directly from the publisher, Kar-Ben Publishing.

Simply visit After selecting and adding the paperback version of The Purim Superhero to your cart, enter the promo code PJPURIM at checkout to receive one free copy of the book.

Families taking advantage of this offer will receive two books from PJ Library during the month of March.

In the related blogpost, “In Search of the Perfect Gifts,” Harold Grinspoon Foundation trustee Winnie Sandler Grinspoon discusses PJ Library book selection considerations and provides insights into its decision to offer a LGBT-inclusive book to families as an added gift during the month of March.

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