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?

TENT Program for Children’s Literature – Thanks to the Yiddish Book Center, PJ Library

        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