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Jordan and the Dreadful Golem

By: Karen Goldman

Fantasy

Armed with ancient Jewish spells and magical powers, can Jordan and his friends defend their home against a deadly monster before it’s too late?

Ages: 9+

216 pages

Penlight Publications

Average Rating: (144 Ratings)

Was a life lesson teaching book.
Submitted 9/25/2018 by hpbpokemon

I liked this book.

It was an interesting book. I don't know if I liked it per se.

Epic
Submitted 7/10/2018 by kalmia

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book kept me on edge, i loved all the cool things that happened and all the amazing lessons it can teach.

The best fictional book I have ever read!
Submitted 7/9/2018 by moonbeam

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book is really interesting and I could never put it down. I really like fictional books and this specific book was really good! At first I didn't really think that I would like it because of how the cover looked, but when I started reading it, I couldn't put the book down. So never judge a book by it's cover!

This was an awesome book!
Submitted 1/11/2018 by mathmaster

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This was a good book!

Love this book
Submitted 8/6/2017 by likesbooks

Thumbs up!

It was creepy, funny, and weird. It was fun to read.

Creepy but good
Submitted 8/4/2017 by rachelsofia

Thumbs up!

Pretty scary, but a great story. I totally recommend this book.

this book had a well thought out plot. a must read
Submitted 8/1/2017 by awesomeddolphin

imagine magic and adventure and superheroes all packed into one book. this is the book you are looking for! :)

scary!!!
Submitted 7/10/2017 by alicepetunia

This book was just OK

This book made me think more about friendship.

i would say it's good for people who like creepy books.

Awesome book! Read it!
Submitted 7/4/2017 by rmarc

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I really liked this book. It was much better than I thought it would be. Read it!

Oy vey! Terrible!
Submitted 7/3/2017 by Dustylion9

This book was just OK

This book taught me more about Israel.

This book is soooooooooooooooo tremendously boring. I read a few chapters, and lost interest automatically. I do not recommend this book. Read at your own risk! This book will cause severe boredom!!

AWESOME
Submitted 6/3/2017 by wolflover

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I really liked this book! It is a little scary if you read it at night.The book made me think about my friends. I think you should get this book! If you don't get it, you should read it anyway!

Great book
Submitted 5/10/2017 by MathNerd

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved this book. It was really exciting and has some action in it. I would definitely recommend this book.

Good Book!
Submitted 5/7/2017 by rmarc

I would read more books by this author.

This book made me think more about friendship.

It was a fun, exiting book with lots of action.

Really good
Submitted 5/1/2017 by champignon

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about the importance of family.

You should read this because it is so good

Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 4/29/2017 by orangereader

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved this book!!! It made me think about how important having friends is. It also taught me that even if you are going though some hard times don't take it out on other people and try to be nice and not be a bully. I think you should totally read this book!

Submitted 4/3/2017 by Tuvia

ok
Submitted 2/20/2017 by ravsara

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

this book was pretty good, but i wouldn't want to read it again.

Submitted 2/15/2017 by sparky

THIS BOOK WAS AWESOME!!
Submitted 1/9/2017 by rockclimber

I loved this book!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

I loved Jordan and the Dreadful Golem because it was so exciting. I could never put this book down. I totally recommend this book to anyone who likes adventure and a bit of mystery.

REALLY BORING!
Submitted 1/4/2017 by fashionwizard

This book made me think more about being Jewish.

I did not like this book! I had to push through it so I could get to the next book on my shelf. It was good in the beginning but then it became boring! The boy has the power to control water but he only wants to fly and will not accept that he can't! This annoyed me the whole time! I was not rooting for him because i did not like him! It dragged on and on! You will only like this book if you have nothing better to do than sit around and read horrible book!

Really boring
Submitted 12/10/2016 by Ruthierocks

This book was really boring, and I never finished it, because the whole story is so long. Do not read unless you are looking for a boring book that puts you to sleep. Double thumbs down.

Why are people so crazy about this book!!???
Submitted 12/9/2016 by sarahcurrie

I liked this book.

This book taught me more about Jewish holidays, rituals, and even food.

I liked this book, but why is everyone soooo crazy about it? its not that good people!!! I wouldn't recommend this book

Submitted 12/6/2016 by piggy

sooooooooo awesome and long
Submitted 12/6/2016 by bigosfan0207

When I first started I thought I would see the Golem. We kept reading and reading. It took 15 min/day. My mom said she did not think we could even finish it. I think it took about 5 months! I think i would flunk the science test too. I am verrrrrrry upset she did not make a sequel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AWESOMMMEEEE!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 12/6/2016 by firebolt

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This is an AWESOME book!!!!!!! If you do not read this book I will go CRAZY and my head will EXPLODE!!!!!!!!

super cool
Submitted 12/5/2016 by mathdancer

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I love Percy Jackson and Harry Potter so this book was SUPER AWESOME

this book was tremendous
Submitted 12/4/2016 by Tigers24

I loved this book!

awesome fantasy, great book

Awesomeness
Submitted 12/2/2016 by catgirl3

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved it so muccccccccccccch!
It was AWESOME!

BORING!!!!!!!
Submitted 12/1/2016 by Thaliay

PPRrrr-fect book for anyone
Submitted 12/1/2016 by MeowPrrr

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about being Jewish.

I seriously loved that book! and I cannot believe any human can do stuff!

no no no no no no no no no no no no no
Submitted 11/8/2016 by clogger

This book was just OK

This book made me think more about friendship.

i did not like this book because i have bad dreams and i was bothered by it

Submitted 11/7/2016 by spollack

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about being Jewish.

it was Ok
Submitted 11/6/2016 by nomer

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

this book was pretty good.
not my favorite.

HOOKED!
Submitted 11/4/2016 by Bango

I would read more books by this author.

This book made me think more about friendship.

SUPERMAN would love it!

very BORING
Submitted 11/2/2016 by kungfusoccergirl9

This book was just OK

This book taught me more about Israel.

was sooooo BORING. do NOT read.
_

BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 11/1/2016 by HockeyBoy17

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book was amazing. A must read and if you like the book finishing the book at a table I look up and realize she's coming out with a sequel to the book. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is a must read book. Can't wait to read the next one.👍🏼👍🏼✡️💟

awesome
Submitted 11/1/2016 by mathmaster

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about being Jewish.

It is really good.

From a superfast reader
Submitted 10/13/2016 by yaldasefer

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Don't judge me by the top two things! I will write on honest review. As a superfast reader, I throughly enjoyed this book. The end creeped my out, and there are *some mistakes in the Golem story, which is why I did 4 stars. If you do not get angry at the littlest mistakes, READ THIS BOOK! No kidding.


*In the Golem story in this book, DREAD turns into DEAD. In the real Golem story, אמת (Hebrew for TRUTH) turns into מת (Hebrew for DEAD) Also, in the real Golem story the Golem was good! (until he got out of control)

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 10/9/2016 by OnTheRocketFront

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

If you liked Harry Potter, You will enjoy this book

Cool
Submitted 10/9/2016 by GFCGirl

Thumbs up!

This book taught me more about Israel.

Was full of adventure. Fun, fun, fun!

Overall, well written and interesting.
Submitted 10/8/2016 by LemurOfCuteness

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

I enjoyed the overall story, and the characters were interesting. There should have been more character development for Nadav, though, in my opinion. I think that the story is fun and unique, and would love to see more.

Great book!
Submitted 10/6/2016 by 2tmb

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I think that this book is very good, and I would definitely reccomend it if you like the book Harry Potter. It is a little like that, but in a Jewish way.

SOOOOOOO AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 10/6/2016 by kdw954

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

READ THIS BOOK!!!

Super and Scary
Submitted 10/5/2016 by Alinadreyzin

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

In this book, all the children in a small town in Israel have special powers. In this book, Jordan discovers his powers and with his friends they use their powers to defeat a golem that has been sent to steal their powers. This book was delightful but also a little bit scary!

who wouldn't like this book?
Submitted 10/2/2016 by ilovebooks!

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

awesome! Although it is kinda scary and I first read the whole thing at midnight... couldn't fall asleep! This book was 5 star! #1 book out of all my Pj Our Way books I've gotten!!!!!!!!

EPICCCCCCCCC!
Submitted 10/2/2016 by estrella

This book was #SUPER EPIC when I read it I didn't want to stop. It was really good, AND don't stop reading - YOU should choose it when you get the chance. Believe me I am an experienced reader, AKA 11 grade level. ( :

MAGICAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 10/2/2016 by kis

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Looking for a magical story, well today is your lucky day because some kids with magical powers are being threatened with a foe that is far more powerful than them. What can they do to save themselves and the village?

THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 10/2/2016 by tashnaynay

I would read more books by this author.

This book taught me more about Israel.

This is one of the best books I have read! I wish there was a whole collection of these books. Even my grandmother loved this book. Whatever anyone else says about this book i still love it.

AWESOME
Submitted 9/23/2016 by iam9

Thumbs up!

It was great,thank you

awesome!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 9/8/2016 by hean21

Thumbs up!

really good book, I assure you. It is very deep, and a little scary. I recommend this for 10+

GREAT read! amazing plot
Submitted 9/7/2016 by ilovebooks!

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I liked, no LOVED this book because it was a fantasy story, with its own twist that is a type of story no one has heard about ever: love, and color, and imagination and emotion, all rolled up into a ball inside this book!

Jordan and the dreadful golem is sooo good
Submitted 9/6/2016 by jfloaz

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

Jordan and the Dreadful taught me more about the places in Israel and the beliefs in Isreal. I would read this book again and again. In this book there is a very loving story mixed in with fear and so much adventure.

Bookworm
Submitted 9/2/2016 by martegirls

I loved this book!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

Really good book that was filled with adventure.

Magic!
Submitted 7/6/2016 by golfgirl

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

In this book they try to save their village from the Golem. I liked the magic powers the kids used.

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!
Submitted 7/6/2016 by Morrigan

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about being Jewish.

Once I started to read this amazing and fantastic book, I was sucked right in. I could not stop thinking about Jordan and the Dreadful Golem! I hope I can read it again soon!

Kinda weird, although exciting
Submitted 6/12/2016 by Theamazthingthing

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Jordan and the Dreadful Golem was exciting and fun to read, although Jordan got into a lot of trouble and threw his brother under the bus (not literally). He really was embarrassed when he flirted with Ellah though and that wasn't fun. I would really recommend this to a conservative jew who likes all genres. But I think they should add the pronunciations in though. I thought Chaim was pronounced something totally different! its hard to say, so ask yer mom. If i could recommend this book to an age level, i would choose 9+. Definitely a really good book for most people!

it was awesome
Submitted 6/6/2016 by bice

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

this book has to be the choice that you make!!!

I could not put this down!
Submitted 6/1/2016 by bluecat

I loved this book!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

I am a very Jewish person, and Jordan's tale really taught me history about Judaism. I could not stop reading it, at breakfast, at dinner, at a restaurant, during homework, in the car, at my dance studio, to my stuffed animals, Jordan and his friends reached out and grabbed my heart as I read this book! I think you will love this book as much as me! Read Jordan and The Dreadful Golem!

I Love It
Submitted 5/24/2016 by Charizard

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved this book! I read the title and I was interested. I read the back and I wanted to read it. I read the book and it was better than I thought. The only problem is it went by too quickly. If there was a series, I'd read the whole thing.

Submitted 5/9/2016 by book hunter

I loved this book!

It was exiting and adventurous. It reminded me of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan.

Submitted 5/9/2016 by book hunter

I loved this book!

It was exiting and adventurous. It reminded me of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan.

Great storyline!
Submitted 5/8/2016 by minecraftfun

Thumbs up!

This book taught me more about Israel.

This story kept me interested until the very end. It was a bit scary at times, but the ending was a good one.

Great story
Submitted 5/8/2016 by minecraftfun

Great story!
Submitted 5/8/2016 by Minecraftfun2

I would read more books by this author.

This book made me think more about the importance of family.

This book kept me interested the entire time. It was page turning!

Best book ever
Submitted 5/7/2016 by rik004

Thumbs up!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

It is a mystery book and its really exciting

Awesome book
Submitted 5/6/2016 by mudd

Thumbs up!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

The author's writing made me feel like I was part of the action. I really liked the magic that happens in the book. I would like to read more books by this author.

AMAZING BOOK!!!!!!!
Submitted 5/4/2016 by pinklemonaid

OMG!!!!! This book was amazing. I thought it would be a copy of other books, but this was AMAZING!!!!! This book is daily life in Israel but with magic. All the kids have powers to protect their town. I recommend this book to everybody!!!! It made me think about my life at home. I really thought about family and friends more.

:)
Submitted 5/1/2016 by grifir gamer

Thumbs up!

good and cool and jordan is awesome

Great So Far
Submitted 4/28/2016 by DaMensch

Thumbs up!

This book taught me more about Israel.

I have only read one chapter and I think it's great! I give it a thumbs up!

jordan and the dreadful golem
Submitted 4/17/2016 by Sandstorm

This book had nothing to do with being jewish and i was very,very disappointed in it.

Great Book
Submitted 4/13/2016 by bluekitty2

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

I liked this book because it showed team work! It's not a scary book. I would rate the book for ages 7-11 years old. DO NOT look at the back cover of the book because you will find out Jordan's power. Most of all its a great read even my mother loves it. Its an adventure and fantasy book.

Holy macaroni! This was great!
Submitted 4/10/2016 by Origami Yoda

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I had the pleasure of reading Jordan and the Dreadful Golem in one day. I enjoyed the author's creativity, especially with the gifts. Seriously, becoming water would be tremendously useful. Through unfortunate coincidence, I read about the worm phenomenon at a time when worms were a topic and repeating subject in my life. i think i had had enough worms for a week. Great book. Recommend!

Jordan and the Dreadful Golem
Submitted 4/10/2016 by meep19

I loved this book!

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

This book is perfect for Jewish fans of Harry Potter. It teaches a lot about Jewish history. I hope you enjoy the book as much as I did!

Quick, enjoyable read
Submitted 4/5/2016 by unicorns4ever

I would read more books by this author.

This book made me think more about friendship.

I thought this book was adventurous and fun. I liked it because I love fantasy books and this one had a lot! I would like read other books by this author.

Great
Submitted 4/3/2016 by lovesblue

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

If you like golems then you should like this book.

Awesome book
Submitted 4/2/2016 by xiaomei

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This is a very good book I love how everyone worked together I would definitely suggest it

i like this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 3/31/2016 by frenchfry

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

i like this book because jordan became friends with the principals son!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AWESOME
Submitted 3/8/2016 by cool19

Thumbs up!

It started slow but got better every page! :-)

Interesting and exiting!
Submitted 3/3/2016 by Smilie18

I liked this book.

Really?
Submitted 3/1/2016 by bookworm_right_here

This book was just OK

The book was readable, but not something I would want to read again. The plot seemed kind of silly. Kids who have superpowers, really? The Golem was weird and creepy. If you have nothing else to read, then read it, but I wouldn't put this book at the top of your reading list.

Really interesting
Submitted 2/8/2016 by rachelnyc

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Read this book, first I did not like it but then it really wowed me it is a must read

YOU HAVE TO READ THIS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 2/5/2016 by DanceActSingRead

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This is an awesome book! It was so cool and mysterious with just enough suspense in it. It is a must read book and I highly recommend it.

it was good but slow.
Submitted 2/4/2016 by airplanes

This book was just OK

This book made me think more about friendship.

it is very slow in the beginning and middle so i skipped to the end.

Amazing and Entertaining!
Submitted 2/3/2016 by marissarae1215

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book is entertaining and shows the importance of friendship.

Hard to get into
Submitted 2/1/2016 by benisfun

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Hard to get into but after you get into it it's great!

Great Book!!!!
Submitted 1/1/2016 by sethk

This book is very suspenseful. I loved all the adventure. I'd definitely recommend this book!!!!

I LOVED THIS BOOK SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) ;)
Submitted 1/1/2016 by Banana Leaf 2

I loved this book!

This book was amazing!!! It was so cool, I thought it was one of the best books I have read. It has magic, adventure, friendship, and it's intriguing...
The only bad thing was that there was a slow beginning, but I would totally read more books by this author.

aaawwweeesssooommmeee
Submitted 12/14/2015 by dragonforce10

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I was in suspense the whole book. I rate this 5 stars. I recommend this book.

Awesome and suspenseful
Submitted 12/14/2015 by clash11

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

I like superhero books and this was just as good it has people who play roles as superheros I like the suspenseful parts when they are in the forest I was practically biting my nails. Great book!

Totally awesome on any and every page
Submitted 12/9/2015 by Ian

I would read more books by this author.

This book taught me more about Israel.

I highly recommend this book because if you like adventure books and you can't keep your head out of it it will be a great fit for you!

Awesome possum!
Submitted 12/9/2015 by Ian

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

It helped me to picture what life is like in Israel.

#SuperCool
Submitted 12/9/2015 by JB53

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I didn't think that this book was going to be really good. But it turns out I couldn't put it down! LOL! I liked the powers, but I didn't get what "seeing someone's colors" meant. That was weird.

mysterious
Submitted 12/8/2015 by Binanew

really mysterious!

AWESOME! AWESOME! AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 12/7/2015 by superawesome

I loved this book!

It was really good and it mixed together Jewish stuff and nail-biting fiction. People who like fiction
and Jewish teachings should read this book.
Type: (of my opinion) A Jewish Cliffhanger
Age: 9+

Much better than I thought it would Be!
Submitted 12/5/2015 by booklover921

I loved this book!

Great Book! It was so good, I read it in one day!

The Best Jewish Adventure Book Ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 12/4/2015 by fashionbloger101.5

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

In a heartbeat if there was ever a sequel I would get it. The author wrote the book perfectly without a mistake. I WANT THE SEQUEL NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This book was amazing
Submitted 12/3/2015 by ace_bookworm

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved this book it made me think about friendship. I think that is a great read for your first pj our way book.

GREAT book - Must read
Submitted 12/1/2015 by coolme

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

It is great if you like fantasy and the powers in it are really cool. It might seem scary in the middle, but it is still very good, and I learned more about being in Israel from it, and about Jewish mythology.

Very good book!
Submitted 11/25/2015 by Chosen_One

I liked this book.

I learned more about Jewish history from this book.

I definitely would recommend this book to people who like Harry Potter (such as my friends who enjoy it a lot). I enjoyed it, but it isn't long enough for my liking (that is why I give it a 4 star rating).

Good
Submitted 11/24/2015 by magiccards

I only read about a quarter if this book but I already know I like it. The day I got it I just cep reading I couldn't put it down. Great book you should try it.

Good
Submitted 11/24/2015 by magiccards

Great sci-fi book
Submitted 11/22/2015 by abzrox

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Great book, highly recommended

Great Book!
Submitted 11/16/2015 by nicodemus

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Jewish holidays, rituals, and even food.

This book is great because it taught me a lot about golems and fictional Jewish beings. I would read a sequel, if there was one.

best book ever!
Submitted 11/16/2015 by lovesbooks

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

In this book Jordan and his brother Ziv embark on a epic tale about saving their town with their magical powers. If you like stories with magic this is the book for you!

Submitted 11/1/2015 by tziporace

I really like this book. It was a little scary and sort of like Harry Potter.

Submitted 9/14/2015 by Music

I liked this book.

This book taught me more about Israel.

I really liked this book because I love reading about magic.

Amazing book you should read
Submitted 9/10/2015 by dragon

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

It was interesting because I hadn't known of that many things in Israel.

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 9/1/2015 by blue9

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book is AWESOME!!!!!!!! It teaches us that enemies can become friends and help each other to save a CITY!

Submitted 8/6/2015 by yosefd

I loved this book!

this book was great and funny and creepy

Great book!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 8/2/2015 by BrownHair

I loved this book!

You should totally read this book! It gives you a bit of a scare but it's really good!!!!!!!!!!!! It's cool because everyone some kind of super power. READ THIS BOOK!

Submitted 5/16/2015 by daviddante

If you like fantasy you should read this book. I loved it.

This book was awesome : )
Submitted 5/10/2015 by m.jade

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

It was great. The story was fast paced and had a lot of adventure. Jordan and his friends are always doing something.

Awesome book!
Submitted 4/8/2015 by Plasmabolt

I loved this book!

This book taught me more about Israel.

i love this book! it is the best book ever!

Magic and friendship
Submitted 3/8/2015 by ReadingHornet

I liked this book.

This book made me think more about friendship.

I wish I was Jordan. He has amazing water powers!!!!!!! The powers that the characters have all mix together to kill the golem!!!

Great book!!!!!!!!
Submitted 3/6/2015 by BrownHair

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book was great! I liked it because it was about friendship and adventure. The part I liked the best was when Jordan, Ziv, Ellah and Noah saw Lavan making the Golem.

Submitted 1/11/2015 by CodeLyoko

first and best book so far!

Eh, it was so-so
Submitted 1/1/2015 by mmore

I liked this book.

This book was really cool but not the best book I have read from pjourway so far. I think it was interesting but it dragged on for a while. this book was a so-so book in my opinion.

Awesome story!
Submitted 12/28/2014 by vityavv

This book is a great fantasy and a magical adventure! In this town, (almost) everybody has one magic property, in common with their name. Enjoy a great adventure with Jordan, Ziv, and their friends as they fight the golem, and his evil creator, Lavan.

I <3 THIS BOOK :D
Submitted 12/13/2014 by bunny03904

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

If you have this book and you are not reading it you have made a big mistake . IT IS THE BEST BOOK I HAVE EVER READ ! I let my friends read chapter 1 and now they are always asking me can i read Jordan and the Dreadful Golem ( very annoying but amazing ) .

Great book!!!
Submitted 12/8/2014 by chicagoswimmer

I loved this book!

I think I really liked it because it's about real characters who I can relate to with magical things happening to them. It was all about family, friends and magical powers. This book kept me interested the whole way through. If you haven't read it yet you really should!

Awesome!
Submitted 12/8/2014 by somethingelse

Thumbs up!

You should read this, it's a really good book.

Don't Judge A Book By Its Title!
Submitted 12/5/2014 by FurryCat MEOW

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

My favorite genre of book is fantasy. Obviously, this appealed to me. At first, looking at the title, I thought it would be a not-so-interesting read just to pass time, but it was so much more. I know a few people do not like this book, but I do. It is about family, friendship, and finding yourself. If you know who Percy Jackson is, well, he is kind of similar to Jordan. So, my rating for this is good. Now read it and figure out yours!

THIS BOOK WAS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)(:
Submitted 12/4/2014 by super11

I would read more books by this author.

I loved this book because it had a lot of suspense and tension in it. What I didn't like about the book is that it ended on a cliff hanger. I hope that she writes more books.

i love this!
Submitted 12/3/2014 by The_Chemist

Thumbs up!

This book made me think more about friendship.

this book is awesome !

AWESOMEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Submitted 12/2/2014 by Oztz

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

If you're considering NOT reading this book you should read this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you like fantasy and mystery and a tiny bit of a scare, you should read this book.

so-so
Submitted 12/1/2014 by Noabrox

This book was just OK

Read this book if you like special powers, creepy golems, and adventure, like breaking into schools in the middle of the night or going camping without adults. This book was very slow to start,so it was hard to get into. :)/ :(

Submitted 12/1/2014 by LK99

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about the importance of family.

It was so cool!

Pointless Book
Submitted 11/10/2014 by thomas711

No point.

Awesome!!!!!
Submitted 11/9/2014 by danechka

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about the importance of family.

I think that this book is amazing and is perfect for someone who loves adventures. I also liked the part when Jordan risked his life to save his brother Ziv. I think it took a lot of courage and I would probably do the same. :)

Confusing
Submitted 11/9/2014 by adorabelle

This book was just OK

This book taught me more about Israel.

To me, the book didn't really make sense. IT was very weird especially with the mud monster. The cover was also creepy.

Really good book, you should read!!!!
Submitted 11/7/2014 by Anna2004

This is a really good book, and I would totally recommend it to other people. I think the age range for this book is maybe 9 to 11 years old. I really liked the action and humor in the book.

Jordan and the Dreadful Golem
Submitted 11/6/2014 by extraterrestrielle

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about the importance of family.

I think Jordan and Ziv are really close. Would you jump of a dam just to save your brother? I'm just saying that Jordan loves his brother a lot to do that. He and Ziv definitly know the importance of family.

Pretty cool, if not good.
Submitted 11/4/2014 by Flamedragon737

I liked this book.

It was a very good book and I liked it. I also LOVED the idea of having powers. The golem was cool, if not creepy-a mud man, ick!



An entertaining book
Submitted 11/2/2014 by Dragondeity

I liked this book.

The best thing about this book was the idea of magical powers.
I would read this book again. It didn't wow me, but it was really entertaining.

really cool book!
Submitted 10/30/2014 by hamsterlover

I loved this book!

This book was so good! I learned about the mysterious arts of Kabbalah(a kind of Jewish magic). Who knew this book could be so suspenseful? The most suspenseful part was when Jordan and his friends were trying to capture the golem(a creature created to help the maker who in this case was a villain). My favorite part might have been when Jordan discovered that he had the ability to change into water.

Never judge a book by its cover
Submitted 10/26/2014 by woowoo

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

When I looked at this book I didn't want to read it. When I read it, I loved it!

Can't wait for a sequel
Submitted 10/21/2014 by pinklilly

Thumbs up!

The book was about some kids that have special powers and are trying to fend off a golem. I liked that the book had a lot of suspense. I also liked the powers such as turning into water, spinning webs, making clouds and creating things out of dreams. I didn't like that the book was too short and it ended on a cliff hanger. I would recommend the book to fantasy lovers or people who like scary books.

Submitted 10/19/2014 by Hadas

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

This book was great!
Submitted 10/14/2014 by Design Team

This book was great! I loved how it taught you about Jewish customs, but also made it fun because of all the mythology. I would whole heartily recommend this book to anyone, but especially Rick Riordan lovers. I give this book a 4 or higher. This was by far, the best PJ Our Way book I have ever gotten.

People—read this!!!
Submitted 10/14/2014 by Design Team

In Jordan and the Dreadful Golem, all children are born with powers related to their names. Jordan, named after the Jordan River, can turn into water; Eden can create from her thoughts, as in the Garden of Eden; and so on and so forth. The village of Kfar Keshet seems perfectly safe. But… in the forest near the town, danger is rising. Jordan and his friends are on a camping trip when they see a man hunched over a book, chanting eerily and scooping mud into a shape. But what shape?

This book has a lot of tension, so I really love it. The humor is also very good, and that is another reason I would recommend it. People—read this!!!

Cool!!!!!!
Submitted 10/7/2014 by bookandmusic24

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

I loved this book! It combines magic with Jewish mythology. It was so cool that the 4 children have these gifts. I've started to read this book and I want you to read it!

Exciting!!!
Submitted 10/3/2014 by hollyleaf

I loved this book!

This book made me think more about friendship.

Wow, what a great book, it was exciting!! At the end, it sort of gave me the creeps! It sent ice up along my spine..... Pheoow. GREAT BOOK ALTOGETHER, READ IT!!!

This book is great!
Submitted 10/3/2014 by Design Team

I love this book because this book brings you places that you could never imagine. And yet author Karen Goldman does it in such a non-scary way. This book is great! I give this book five stars!

Creepy
Submitted 10/3/2014 by ILoveToads

I did not like this book. It was filled with occult stuff that was not enjoyable to me.

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Karen Goldman

Author of Jordan and the Dreadful Golem

"I always wanted to be a writer."

Karen Goldman loves to read, and she loves pesto and the ocean too. Karen lives in Jerusalem, Israel, and when she is not writing, you can find her with her grandkids. She has eleven of them and she uses their names for the kid characters in her books. What is Karen's favorite scene in Jordan and the Dreadful Golem? She likes when Jordan jumps into the water to save his brother, Ziv. Jordan and the Dreadful Golem is the first in a series and the next installment, Jordan and the Clone Conspiracy, is due out soon!

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