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!
How do you make the perfect latke? I’m so happy to introduce Lauren Ranalli, the author of The Great Latke Cook Off. We all have unique ways of celebrating traditional holidays. Lauren’s new book is Continue reading Welcome Lauren Ranalli – The Great Latke Cook Off
My friend Anna Levine has a new book – and it’s gorgeous! ALL EYES ON ALEXANDRA (Kar-Ben) tells the story of bird migration to Israel through the eyes of a young crane, Alexandra. Anna has captured Continue reading Anna Levine – All Eyes On Alexandra
Shana Tova, Friends! What better way to kick off the New Year than some terrific reading. Here are the links for this month’s Jewish Book Carnival: Over at The Book of Life podcast learn about the new picture book American Continue reading September Jewish Book Carnival
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?
I am honored to introduce Chava Ben Zvi to my blog. Chava is a teacher, librarian, and survivor. Her personal story is both heart-wrenching and inspiring. Following her retirement, Hava became a writer. Her books include, Eva’s Journey: A Young Girl’s True Continue reading Welcome Hava Ben-Zvi – We Who Lived
Kendra Levin must be one of the busiest people in the world of children’s literature. She is the associate editorial director of Viking Children’s Books, a life coach for writers, and a sought after speaker Continue reading Welcome Kendra Levin – The Hero is You
There is no doubt that the greatest gift of being in the world of children’s literature is Continue reading Welcome – Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh
I recently wrote about my experience at the Yiddish Book Center. No doubt the highlight was connecting with amazingly creative, inspiring, and all-around wonderful people. One of these treasures is my new friend, Joanne Continue reading Welcome – Joanne Levy
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