Richard Ungar – Yitzi and the Giant Menorah

 This interview with Richard Ungar was recently published in the Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter. I am delighted to share it on Jewish Books for Kids. Happy Hanukkah! Richard Ungar is an award-winning author illustrator, and practicing lawyer. He creates picture Continue reading

The Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! Adam and Thomas by Aharon Applefeld, Traslated by Jeffrey M. Greene, Illustrated by Phillippe Dumas

I am so happy to celebrate Adam and Thomas (Triangle Square Books), this year’s winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award for older readers. Originally published in French, author Aharon Appelfeld tells the story of two nine-year-old boys whose parents Continue reading