Welcome Tracy Newman – AROUND THE PASSOVER TABLE

Tracy Newman is the author of more than 10 Jewish books for young readers, most of them about celebrating holidays. Her newest book, AROUND THE PASSOVER TABLE (Albert Whitman & Company) is delightful picture book that takes readers through the Continue reading Welcome Tracy Newman – AROUND THE PASSOVER TABLE

Green Bean Books – Michael Leventhal

It’s always wonderful to hear about new publishers that are passionate about bringing meaningful stories to life for young readers. Green Bean Books, based in London, is a new, independent publishing company. They have select titles available, including translated works Continue reading Green Bean Books – Michael Leventhal

Adina At Her Best – Rebecca Klempner

I am pleased to introduce Rebecca Klempner. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and she is the author of several books. The most recent is an endearing middle grade novel, Adina at Her Best (Menucha). Adina Ben Ami truly Continue reading Adina At Her Best – Rebecca Klempner

Welcome Lesléa Newman – Gittel’s Journey

Just in time for Valentine’s Day is a picture book that will touch the deepest places of your heart. It is a pleasure to celebrate the release of Gittel’s Journey (Abrams Books for Young Readers) by Lesléa Newman, illustrated by Amy Continue reading Welcome Lesléa Newman – Gittel’s Journey

Defying The Nazis: The Life Of German Officer Wilm Hosenfeld – Star Bright Books

DEFYING THE NAZIS by Hermann Vinke is a translation and adaptation of the adult biography about Wilm Hosenfeld, the German officer who risked his life to save others. He is best known for rescuing Wladyslaw Szpilman, depicted in the acclaimed Continue reading Defying The Nazis: The Life Of German Officer Wilm Hosenfeld – Star Bright Books

SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT ALA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJANUARY 28, 2019 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today in Seattle, WA at the Youth Media Awards press conference of the Continue reading SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT ALA

Welcome Joanne Oppenheim – The Knish War on Rivington Street

I am delighted to introduce award-winning author, Joanne Oppenheim. Joanne has published over 50 books for children. The most recent is The Knish War on Riverton Street (Albert Whitman & Company), a charming and beautifully illustrated picture book about two Continue reading Welcome Joanne Oppenheim – The Knish War on Rivington Street

Association of Jewish Libraries – Love Your Neighbor

The Association of Jewish Libraries presents “Love Your Neighbor,” a series of book recommendations for youth meant to grow readers’ understanding of the Jewish religion and its people, created in response to the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. The picture Continue reading Association of Jewish Libraries – Love Your Neighbor

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah on The Book of Life Podcast

From Heidi Rabinowitz at Book of Life Podcast: The new picture book All-of-a-Kind Family, based on the classic chapter books by Sydney Taylor, is the subject of The Book of Life podcast’s newest episode. Hear an interview with author Emily Continue reading All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah on The Book of Life Podcast

Hanukkah Hamster – Welcome Back, Michelle Markel!

I have been fortunate to interview Michell Markel about some of her non fiction books. Today, we chat about her new picture book, Hanukkah Hamster (Sleeping Bear Press) illustrated by Andre Ceolin. Hanukkah Hamster is a tender story of the Continue reading Hanukkah Hamster – Welcome Back, Michelle Markel!