Welcome Omer Hoffman – The Sages of Chelm and the Moon

Omer Hoffman, award-winning artist, is the illustrator of THE SAGES OF CHELM AND THE MOON by Shlomo Abas (Green bean Press). It’s a charming version of the classic tale. Omer’s art is a perfect pairing for the text. His illustrations Continue reading Welcome Omer Hoffman – The Sages of Chelm and the Moon

Welcome Back, Ann Koffsky – Creation Colors

Ann Koffsky divides her time among numerous projects, as an author, illustrator, editor, and art designer – she does it all! Ann recently shared her artistic process on social media as she worked on a beautiful series of paintings. These Continue reading Welcome Back, Ann Koffsky – Creation Colors

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