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!

Jane Kohuth – Who’s Got The Etrog?

It is such a pleasure to introduce Jane Kohuth, another wonderful author I met at the Yiddish Book Center TENT program. I was already a fan of Jane’s books, including Esty the Mensh and Anne Frank’s Chestnut Tree. Jane’s newest book is a  Continue reading Jane Kohuth – Who’s Got The Etrog?