Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour – Welcome Jago!

Welcome to the Sydney Taylor Book Awards Blog Tour! I have the pleasure of introducing Jago, the illustrator of silver medal winner Nachshon Who Was Afraid to Swim, written by Deborah Bodin Cohen (Kar-Ben) Nachshon was the first person to event the Red Sea before it parted. In the book, he is a brave boy who longs for freedom from…

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Let My People Go – Tilda Balsley

Tilda Balsley is the author of LET MY PEOPLE GO!(Kar-Ben)This delightful picture book tells the story of Passover in a reader’s theatre format that is engaging, humorous, and appealing for kids and adult of all ages. The interactive nature of LET MY PEOPLE GO! makes it a perfect selection for schools and families. Tilda lives with her husband in North…

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Welcoming Jacqueline Jules!

Jacqueline Jules has made some terrific contributions to Jewish literature for children, and it is an honor to share her interview on my blog. Jacqueline Jules is the author of thirteen children’s books including The Hardest Word (Kar-Ben), The Ziz and the Hanukkah Miracle(Kar-Ben), No English (Mitten Press), Abraham’s Search for God (Kar-Ben), and Sarah Laughs (Kar-Ben). The Hardest Word…

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