DANGER BOY – Mark Williams

Mark Williams is the author of the DANGER BOY (Candlewick) books, a time-travel series that chronicles the adventures of Eli Sands and his friends. The newest title, DANGER BOY CITY OF RUINS, is set in Ancient Jerusalem. Through Eli’s adventures, readers are taken on an exciting action-packed ride that will thrill kids (and adults) ages 9 and up. Mark is…

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Like a Maccabee Honored by Midwest Book Awards

Like a Maccabee was honored with the 2006 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Merit Award for Children/Young Adult Fiction. I was so delighted to hear the news, and even more thrilled to see the certificate. I wasn’t able to be at the awards ceremony, but I was well representd by my publisher Sheyna Galyan, my editor Leslie Martin, and illustrator Anita…

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Welcoming Michelle Markel

Shana Tova! Happy New Year! In honor of the Jewish New Year, I have been inspired to reach out to our wonderful community of writers and other supporters of Jewish literature for children. Since the publication of Like a Maccabee, I have had the opportunity to meet so many terrific folks, from librarians to writers and editors. I’m excited to…

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Jewish Book Network Event in New York

On May 30th I had the opportunity to attend the children’s authors lunch sponsored by the Jewish Book Council’s Jewish Book Network. Several months ago, I was delighted to receive an e-mail from Lisa Silverman, who until recently was the children’s editor at Jewish Book World magazine. Lisa invited me to be part of the Jewish Book Network Tour. I…

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