I recently returned from a week at the Yiddish Book Center as a participant in the TENT program for Children’s Literature. This incredible opportunity, sponsored by PJ Library, was a journey of soulful explorations, academic discussions, Continue reading TENT Program for Children’s Literature – Thanks to the Yiddish Book Center, PJ Library
Sarah and Seth Entin had a dream to create a children’s book together. The result is a picture book, Bar Mitzvah Chicken, a playful story about a Jewish chicken’s journey of self-acceptance. The Entins took on the role of publisher Continue reading Welcome Sarah and Seth Entin
Bracha Goetz is the author of 36 picture books – and the list is growing! Her newest book, I WANT TO BE FAMOUS is a modern take on traditional Jewish wisdom. Bracha’s work ethic and dedication to create meaningful stories Continue reading Welcome Bracha Goetz!
I am thrilled to welcome my friend, Sarah Aronson to chat about the first book in her new series,THE WISH LIST – The Worst Fairy Godmother Ever. Sarah is a writer, teacher, and mentor. She is candid and open-hearted about her Continue reading Sarah Aronson – The Wish List
I am delighted to present this year’s winners of The Sydney Taylor Book Award for Younger Readers, Richard Michelson and Karla Gudeon, the author and illustrator of The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Continue reading Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour – The Language of Angels: A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew
Lori Kline’s new book, Almost A Minyan, is a poetic story of a little girl’s connection to her Jewish community, her Papa, and her Zayde. It’s a gem of a book, celebrating the beauty and comfort of Jewish ritual, even Continue reading Almost A Minyan by Lori Kline
The history of the Old West is full of interesting figures. Jewish history of the Southwest is a passion of mine and I couldn’t wait to read Viva Rose! Author Susan Krawitz introduces readers to thirteen-year-old Continue reading Welcome Susan Krawitz – Viva Rose!
I have been a fan of Ehrenberg since I first read her novel, Ethan, Suspended. I am delighted to chat with Pamela about her delightful new picture book, The Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas. Tell me a bit about the Continue reading Getting Ready for Hanukkah! A New Visit with Pamela Ehrenberg
Mrs. Hall was no push over. She was a tall, impressive figure with graying hair framing her stern face. Her wardrobe was sensible and well-pressed; suits or dresses with matching cardigans and shiny, low-heeled, patent leather pumps that reflected the Continue reading Finding Twig – An Overdue Thank You Note