The Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour is Coming!

Blog Tour 2012: The Sydney Taylor Book Award Interviews The Sydney Taylor Book Award will be celebrating and showcasing its 2012 gold and silver medalists and a few selected Notables with a Blog Tour, February 5-10, 2012! Interviews with winning authors and illustrators will appear on a wide variety of Jewish and kidlit blogs. Later this spring, we’ll follow up…

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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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Sydney Tayor Book Award Blog Tour – Welome Winner Karen Hesse!

Karen Hesse’s books have entertained and enlightened countless readers. I have been a great fan of her work for many years. I’m delighted that she has been honored with the Sydney Taylor Book Award for her historical novel Brooklyn Bridge. I first read Brooklyn Bridge when I reviewed it for the Association of Jewish Libraries and again for the Sydney…

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